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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - Due to the growing world population, it is estimated that global food production will need to increase by 60 percent to feed over 9.5 billion people ...read more
13/05/2016
 - Key messages As a result of the socio-political crisis and floods, rural and urban populations in Burundi have sold part of their assets, crops and small livestock, ...read more
11/05/2016
 - Key messages The food security and nutrition situation in Yemen will turn into a humanitarian disaster unless urgent funding is accessible for FAO to timely deliver the ...read more
09/05/2016
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera for talks that focused on rebuilding the country's agriculture sector and making ...read more
18/04/2016
 - Key messages Damage to crops and livestock is estimated at USD 104 million, while damages to fisheries (not yet fully assessed) arealso critical. With much of the ...read more
14/04/2016
 - As results of the heavy rains attributed to El-Niño event, since October 2015, more than 25 000 households have been directly affected by floods in six ...read more
14/04/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - The United Nations has called for a stronger response by governments, aid organizations and the private sector to address the devastating impact the El Niño climate event ...read more
23/03/2016
 - Keye messages Damage to crops and livestock is estimated at USD 61 million. This figure will increase following the assessment of thefisheries subsector. With much of the ...read more
16/03/2016