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 - Of all of South Sudan’s natural resources, forests are of particular significance to the country’s development trajectory. With an estimated 30% forest cover in the country, ...read more
09/06/2016
 - The UN Refugee Agency and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200 000 refugees and ...read more
03/06/2016
 - FAO and UNCHR have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in ...read more
03/06/2016
 - To support beneficiary households and communities diversify income sources and livelihood strategies, increase food production in a sustainable manner or restore productive capacity when faced with ...read more
30/05/2016
 - Key messages Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record caused severe drought, leading ...read more
30/05/2016
 - The combined effects of long-term conflict and the economic crisis have left South Sudan facing large-scale market dysfunction. As a result, the availability of food – ...read more
26/05/2016
 - Livestock owners affected by the drought in Ethiopia are receiving critical livelihood recovery assistance thanks to Belgium’s USD 500 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture ...read more
26/05/2016
 - To increase the number of farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa implementing climate-smart agriculture (CSA), particularly conservation agriculture (CA).
18/05/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been working in South Sudan with Caritas, a national NGO, and other partners on farming projects at schools in ...read more
17/05/2016
 - To contribute to protecting vulnerable populations affected by the ongoing crisis in South Sudan against hunger, malnutrition and destitution.
13/05/2016