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 -  One of the poorest and least developed countries in the western hemisphere, it is prone to natural disasters – from drought and flooding to seasonal hurricanes and tropical storms. The complex humanitarian context ...READ MORE
 - Rural communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo face steep hurdles, such as armed violence, civil insecurity, poverty, acute and chronic malnutrition, limited access to natural resources and lack of basic social services. ...READ MORE
 - Belgium’s USD 475 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) emergency programmes in the Gaza Strip is supporting a one-year ...read more
02/11/2015
 - On 25 October, a FAO assessment team visited an internally displaced person camp not far from Dire Dawa in Ethiopia’s Somali Region to better understand how ...read more
29/10/2015
 - Thirty women groups attached to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative benefited from high quality vegetable seeds of different varieties with support from FAO to enhance ...read more
24/09/2015
 - Belgium’s USD 1 million contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) emergency programme in Yemen will help more than 21 600 ...read more
17/09/2015
 - Mira Upreti kneels on the dirt floor in her hut, cooking food on a makeshift fireplace. The corrugated iron roof and walls, and the fire, make ...read more
16/09/2015
 - As part of its earthquake response, FAO has identified vulnerable women running farming households in Nepal and is helping them to resume food production and start ...read more
14/09/2015
 - Nepal’s steep, terraced mountains are extraordinarily beautiful. They can also be extremely dangerous. The recent earthquakes hit hardest in some of the country’s mountainous farming areas ...read more
20/07/2015
 - FAO’s integrated approach of reaching Ebola-hit farmers in Liberia’s Lofa County is bearing increased results not only in crop production, VSLA (village savings and loan associations) ...read more
29/06/2015
 - FAO’s integrated approach of reaching Ebola-hit farmers in Liberia’s Lofa County is bearing increased results not only in crop production, VSLA (village savings and loan associations) ...read more
25/06/2015
 - The increase in the cost for labour in farming communities in Sierra Leone has greatly disturbed the activities of farmers, to the extent of preventing most ...read more
15/06/2015
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