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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - To contribute to restore food security and strengthen the resilience of vulnerable households through the distribution of agricultural inputs, the implementation of income-generating activities and support ...read more
22/06/2016
 - The Government of Norway and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a new agreement worth USD 7 million aimed at ...read more
22/06/2016
 - The South Sudan Resilience Strategy has been developed to bridge the humanitarian and development frameworks. Building on FAO’s portfolio of interventions in South Sudan over the ...read more
20/06/2016
 - Context The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon - an estimated 1.5 million people- poses a major challenge for the country. Many refugees arrive with a ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Sustainable development cannot be achieved without resilient livelihoods. FAO assists countries to increase the resilience of households, communities and institutions by helping them to effectively prevent ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Over the past decade, the Sahel region has witnessed recurrent and multiple shocks. Droughts, floods, conflicts and insecurity have led to the reduction of the most ...read more
14/06/2016
 - Organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the WSIS prize recognizes innovative and successful efforts to harness Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in development work around ...read more
10/06/2016
 - Context Food production in the Gaza Strip is constrained by an arid environment and limited access to steady sources of water. This threatens the food security and ...read more
07/06/2016
 - This new FAO publication brings an innovative contribution to the existing research work on Ebola. At its height, the outbreak led to border closures, quarantines and ...read more
01/06/2016
 - The gender dimensions of natural and human-induced disasters Women and men play specific and complementary roles in agriculture and food and nutrition security, which must be taken ...read more
30/05/2016