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 - In an unprecedented move, Pope Francis has symbolically donated €25,000 to FAO's efforts supporting people facing food insecurity and famine in East Africa. Pope Francis said the ...read more
21/07/2017
 - To improve food security and resilience to shocks through strengthened and sustainable livelihoods within the fisheries sector of Somalia.
20/07/2017
 - FAO's Cash transfers activities in Somalia famine response.
18/07/2017
 - An outbreak of fall armyworm has been reported by the Government of South Sudan in the Equatoria region including Magwi, Yei and Juba, Northern Bahr el ...read more
18/07/2017
 - Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released today ...read more
14/07/2017
 - The number of woredas (districts) of Ethiopia requiring urgent humanitarian response has returned to levels not seen since the height of El Niño drought impacts in ...read more
13/07/2017
 - Update on response by the two agencies and challenges faced. Joint WFP and FAO presentation by Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergencies, FAO and Arif Husain, Chief ...read more
06/07/2017
 - To increase the resilience of vulnerable households to shocks and stresses through restored production capacity and value addition, temporary employment, and animal disease control.
06/07/2017
 - Update on the current food situation in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen by Luca Russo, FAO Senior Food Crises Analyst.
06/07/2017
 - Preventing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen urgently requires intensified humanitarian support and further funding. That was the message of an event hosted by the UN's Food and Agriculture ...read more
06/07/2017