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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - With funding from the European Union (EU), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is piloting an alternative model for pastoralist livelihood and ...read more
28/06/2016
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - Livestock owners affected by the drought in Ethiopia are receiving critical livelihood recovery assistance thanks to Belgium’s USD 500 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture ...read more
26/05/2016
 - FAO, with funding from the Central Emergency Response Fund, provided emergency livelihood support to 10 000 flood-affected households (around 50 000 individuals) in Sagaing region, Myanmar. ...read more
25/05/2016
 - Daw Thein Shwe’s house in Taung Ywar Ward appears to be leaning. The roof is patched together with tarpaulin and bamboo and slopes precariously over the ...read more
12/05/2016
 - Life as a widow in Warcha village, Rakhine State is not easy. An Bira Hatu says she cannot afford the cost (around USD25 per month per ...read more
06/05/2016
 - Three years on from significant outbreaks of inter-communal violence across Rakhine State, hundreds of thousands of people remain in need of humanitarian assistance. With a poverty ...read more
05/05/2016
 - FAO, with funding from the Central Emergency Response Fund, is providing support to boost the livelihoods of 3 300 conflict- and flood-affected households (around 18 000 ...read more
03/05/2016