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 - A significant increase in national food production, rural employment and reforestation are the keys to a greener, more productive Haiti, said FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf during ...read more
15/03/2010
 - The humanitarian situation in northwestern Pakistan has deteriorated significantly since mid-2008. In several areas of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...read more
09/02/2010
 - Conditions in Afghanistan have continued to deteriorate throughout 2009. An escalation in armed conflict has decreased civilian security, inhibited access to basic services and slowed the ...read more
30/11/2009
 - In May 2008, Myanmar faced its most devastating natural disaster on record when Cyclone Nargis struck the Ayeyarwady Delta. The 200 km/hr winds, heavy rains and ...read more
24/11/2009
 - An estimated 150 000 people in Yemen are displaced as a result of past and renewed conflict between Al Houthi rebels and the Government. Following five ...read more
03/09/2009
 - In April 2009, an escalation in the fighting between Government forces and armed groups in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province (NWFP) resulted in the displacement of ...read more
22/05/2009
 - For 25 years, civil conflict in Sri Lanka has led to large-scale population displacement and pushed millions of people into a situation of chronic poverty. In the ...read more
12/02/2009
 - Following a decade of civil conflict (1996-2006), Nepal has undergone extensive political transition. The country was declared a Federal Democratic Republic on 28 May 2008, ending ...read more
16/01/2009
 - Despite the considerable progress made since 2001, Afghanistan remains an extremely poor country, with living standards that are among the lowest in the world. Some 42 ...read more
14/01/2009
 - Iraq is in a phase of fragile transition following several years of crisis. The security situation has improved dramatically, with a 75 percent drop in both violent ...read more
19/11/2008