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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
 - The UN Refugee Agency and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200 000 refugees and ...read more
03/06/2016
 - FAO and UNCHR have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in ...read more
03/06/2016
 - A new network to achieve joint global food-security assessments and joint responses to food crises, including those related to phenomena such as El Niño, was launched ...read more
23/05/2016
 - Agriculture, forestry and fisheries are central to ensuring food security and protecting livelihoods and play a key role in changing the way we manage risks and ...read more
23/05/2016
 - Key messages Insecurity in Wau County is preventing farmers from preparing their lands in time for the coming rainy season. Without urgent support to increase access to necessary ...read more
18/04/2016
 - Key messages Without urgent support to increase access to necessary inputs, farmers and herders will remain extremely vulnerable to the devastating and compounding effects of conflict, climatic ...read more
18/03/2016
 - Highlights Over 534,000 people are at risk of food insecurity up to June 2016 (one in every four people in Lesotho) – the number is likely to ...read more
09/03/2016
 - South Sudan is facing the worst levels of food insecurity since independence owing to conflict, high food prices, market disruptions and an escalating economic crisis. Some 2.8 ...read more
11/02/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, insecurity has forced millions of people to leave their homes and in the process lose their livelihoods, predominantly based on agriculture. A large number ...read more
02/12/2015
 - Sustainable peace and unhindered humanitarian access remain key to ensuring the food security, nutrition and resilience of the people of South Sudan. Although crop harvesting is ...read more
30/11/2015
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