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 -  Even before an earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, ripped through the country in 2010, Haiti was in a protracted crisis. One of the poorest and least developed countries ...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 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
 - Farming families affected by the Nepal earthquakes urgently need agricultural inputs – such as seeds and grain storage bags – to harvest their standing wheat crop, ...read more
29/05/2015
 - FAO is providing much-needed seeds to Nepalese farmers affected by the devastating earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May, thanks to funding from Belgium, Italy and ...read more
28/05/2015
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
02/03/2015
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