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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
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - The United Nations has called for a stronger response by governments, aid organizations and the private sector to address the devastating impact the El Niño climate event ...read more
23/03/2016
 - Keye messages Damage to crops and livestock is estimated at USD 61 million. This figure will increase following the assessment of thefisheries subsector. With much of the ...read more
16/03/2016
 - A recent assessment conducted by FAO and Non-governmental Organization partners Muslim Aid and REACH-Iraq in Iraq’s Nineveh, Kirkuk and Salahadin governorates – parts of which were ...read more
14/03/2016
 - The assessment was carried out in five (sub-) districts in Salahadin governorate three districts in Ninewa; and three in Kirkuk. The overall importance of restoring agricultural ...read more
09/03/2016
 - 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
 - Timely agricultural assistance for the upcoming rainy season is essential to help the drought-affected people of Ethiopia, as one of the strongest El Niño events on ...read more
07/03/2016
 - The devastating drought sparked by the worst El Niño in records has driven Ethiopia to an alarming state of food insecurity and malnutrition. The El Niño-induced ...read more
07/03/2016
 - Background On 20 and 21 February, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji, causing widespreaddamage in all four divisions: Eastern, Northern, Western ...read more
04/03/2016