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 - Now in its seventh year, the conflict has taken an even more devastating toll on the agriculture sector. In 2018, it is estimated that at least more
 - Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by more
 - Highlights 17.8 million people are food insecure, compared to 17 million in the first quarter of the year. A staggering 8.4 million of whom are at risk more
 - Hassan Al-Hassan, a Syrian farmer in his 50s known to the locals as Abu Hasan, remembers how difficult it had been in the past few years more
 - There is an urgent need to step up collective efforts to fight fast-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that could threaten global food security. more
 - Twenty-six-year-old Sene has been living in a “container city” in southern Turkey since 2014, when she and her family arrived after fleeing Syria. While studying at more
 - Key messages Some 6.5 million people are food insecure and a further 4 million are at risk – twice as many as last year – due to more
 - Ongoing FAO emergency and resilience activities in Iraq.
 - Before the Syrian crisis started in 2011, agriculture was a major part of the country’s economy, employing nearly half the population. More often than not, it more
 - The protracted conflict and ongoing economic crisis in Iraq has left 3.2 million people food insecure, including those who depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Violence more