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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Agriculture is the most influential sector in freeing Pakistan’s poorest families from hunger, malnutrition and dependence on external aid. In addition to providing food and income to 80 percent of ...READ MORE
 - In Rumbek, Lakes State, FAO South Sudan reached over 600 households with emergency livelihood crop kits between June and July 2014.  This includes over 7 metric tons of sorghum, ...read more
05/08/2014
 - The European Union (EU) will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring. An EU grant ...read more
25/07/2014
 - The Bedouin community of Umm an-Naser – one of the poorest and most food insecure areas of the Gaza Strip – has been cut off from ...read more
12/06/2014
 - In response to recent devastating floods affecting Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia as well as Croatia, FAO is assessing the potentially extensive damage to livestock, crops and ...read more
23/05/2014
 - Tens of thousands of farmers are bringing in the first rice harvest six months after one of the worst typhoons to ever hit the Philippines left ...read more
07/05/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, destroying some 600 000 hectares of farmland and leaving tens of thousands ...read more
06/05/2014
 - Small scale coconut farmers in the Philippines will soon receive assistance to restore their livelihoods severely affected by last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, the UN’s Food and ...read more
09/04/2014
 - On 16 March, New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye and Ambassador Reuben Levermore met  rice and coconut farmers in Barangay Gacao, Palo, Leyte, in ...read more
19/03/2014
 - The FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva visited Tacloban and surrounding areas four months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the central Philippines. Interacting with FAO supported small-scale ...read more
11/03/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today witnessed the positive results of FAO's Typhoon Haiyan response programme and committed FAO to supporting the recovery of fishing ...read more
11/03/2014
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