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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
 - 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
 - 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
 - On the occasion of the plantation week in Yemen and the International Day of Forests, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) collaborated ...read more
22/03/2016
 - Highlights FAO activated a Level 3 Emergency Response in Yemen on 14 July 2015 given the urgent need to scale up its response to the large-scale impacts ...read more
22/03/2016
 - 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