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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.As of December 2014, over 50 percent of the population has fled their homes, ...READ MORE
 - Successive wars, civil unrest and years of economic sanctions have stifled agricultural production in Iraq, with farmers facing shortages of quality seeds and fertilizers, and livestock keepers forced to sell ...READ MORE
 - To improve the food security and livelihoods of vulnerable farmers in Area C of the West Bank through improved water availability and management for agricultural purposes. ...read more
13/06/2016
 - Context Food production in the Gaza Strip is constrained by an arid environment and limited access to steady sources of water. This threatens the food security and ...read more
07/06/2016
 - Twenty-five countries from the Near East and North Africa have stressed the importance of peace for food security as they reaffirmed their commitment to fighting hunger ...read more
13/05/2016
 - To increase food access and consumption through the restoration of cereal production capacity in crisis-affected areas.
12/05/2016
 - Key messages The food security and nutrition situation in Yemen will turn into a humanitarian disaster unless urgent funding is accessible for FAO to timely deliver the ...read more
09/05/2016
 - Context The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon (an estimated 1.5 million) constitutes a major challenge across all sectors. The impact on the agriculture sector is ...read more
30/04/2016
 - Highlights 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, with the crisis now in its sixth year. 6.5 million people are displaced internally, and 4.8 million people ...read more
13/04/2016
 - The presence of relatively large numbers of Desert Locust in Yemen, where conflict is severely hampering control operations, poses a potential threat to crops in the ...read more
12/04/2016
 - The presence of recently discovered Desert Locust infestations in Yemen, where conflict is severely hampering control operations, poses a potential threat to crops in the ...read more
12/04/2016
 - To reactivate the Desert Locust Monitoring and Control Centre (DLMCC) to fulfil its regional and international agreement commitments of controlling the desert locusts at breeding areas ...read more
11/04/2016