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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 - Successive wars, civil unrest and years of economic sanctions have stifled agricultural production in Iraq, with farmers facing shortages of quality seeds and fertilizers, and livestock keepers forced to sell ...READ MORE
 - Key messages Almost 80 percent of households across the country are struggling to cope with a lack of food or money to buy food, particularly in areas ...read more
13/09/2016
 -  The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) released in June 2016 confirms that 9 Governorates out of 22 are under Emergency (IPC Phase 4) and ...read more
05/09/2016
 - To improve food and nutrition security and enhance income generation through the restoration of the agricultural livelihoods of poor and vulnerable returnee smallholder Lebanese farming families ...read more
12/07/2016
 - “We, the women of the Bekaa, love being productive and cannot stay idle,” says Fayze, a Lebanese widow and mother of five who has recently initiated ...read more
12/07/2016
 - Key messages 19 out of 22 governorates are facing Emergency (Phase 4) and Crisis (Phase 3) levels of food insecurity. At least 26 percent of the population is ...read more
01/07/2016
 - Syrian farmers in the country’s western coastal governorate of Tartous, formerly among the world’s top producers of tomatoes, have started their first tomato harvest of the ...read more
23/06/2016
 - As part of its ongoing support for the fight against Desert Locust infestations in Yemen, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed ...read more
23/06/2016
 - Context The agricultural sector in Lebanon, and particularly the milk and dairy sector, isa major source of income for poor rural communities. This is especially the case ...read more
23/06/2016
 - Vast swathes of Yemen - 19 out of 22 governorates - are facing severe food insecurity according to a new joint assessment by the UN and partners, ...read more
21/06/2016
 - To enhance food security conditions of the population affected by the ongoing crisis by protecting livestock assets and improving nutritional status, as well as to sustain ...read more
20/06/2016