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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - Recently, farmers in Lesotho have been consistently obtaining low yields from their staple crops. This has affected food production as well as considerably reducing incomes. The causes ...read more
09/01/2015
 - On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more ...read more
22/12/2014
 - Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries are better prepared to deal ...read more
22/12/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 157 600 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
17/12/2014
 - To strengthen the resilience of populations affected by malnutrition and food insecurity and reduce the negative impact of food and nutrition crises in West Africa.
11/12/2014
 - Emergency vaccination and targeted feeding of livestock grazing in areas along the Syria-Lebanon border.
05/12/2014
 - Belgium has donated €5.8 million to support FAO activities that help protect agriculture-based livelihoods for food security and resilience in the face of natural disasters and ...read more
02/12/2014
 - An outbreak of a transboundary animal disease (TAD) may have serious consequences to a country’s socio-economic wellbeing, as well as directly affect the livelihoods of its ...read more
01/12/2014
 - Each year millions of people dependant on agriculture, forestry and fisheries are confronted by droughts, floods, plant pests or animal diseases, and conflict. When that happens, ...read more
28/11/2014
 - With the ten year anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean Tsunami just weeks away, representatives from ASEAN member countries are assessing the lessons they’ve learned and ...read more
25/11/2014