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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - As part of the national programme for the fight against the Ebola virus disease, and in line with other technical and financial partners, FAO has developed ...read more
14/10/2014
 - FAO is distributing over 1 100 tonnes of wheat and barley seeds in Ar-Raqqa governorate to meet the needs of nearly 4 500 small-scale farmers for ...read more
14/10/2014
 - FAO expresses concern for the food security of all people in Gaza during the Cairo International Conference on Palestine, “Reconstructing Gaza”, hosted today by the Government ...read more
12/10/2014
 - In late August, teams of FAO South Sudan staff members returned to their offices in FAO’s Juba headquarters after spending challenging weeks in the field conducting the 13th round ...read more
03/10/2014
 - A locust plague that spread across Madagascar threatening the main staple food crops and pasture in the country has been successfully contained, however, progress is under ...read more
02/10/2014
 - A locust plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust started in April 2012 in Madagascar, threatening rice and maize crops and therefore the food security and livelihoods ...read more
02/10/2014
 - The Ghanaian capital is now host to the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, headed by Anthony Banburry, Special Representative of the UN SG. Interviews with ...read more
29/09/2014
 - Four years after the start of the crisis in Syria, the UN estimates that some 6.45 million people are internally displaced. While a very small number ...read more
25/09/2014
 - Humanitarian assistance is having a measurable and significant impact in South Sudan. The combined efforts of the Food Security and Livelihood Cluster (co-led by FAO, WFP ...read more
25/09/2014
 - Humanitarian assistance is having a measurable and significant impact in South Sudan. The combined efforts of the Food Security and Livelihood Cluster (co-led by FAO, WFP ...read more
24/09/2014