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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...READ MORE
 - With the war in Syria now approaching its sixth year, agricultural production has plummeted and food supplies are at an all-time low, pushing millions of people ...read more
20/01/2016
 - In 2016, FAO seeks USD 787 million to assist over 21 million crisis-affected people in 29 countries. FAO in the 2016 Humanitarian Appeals
19/01/2016
 - The scale of the crisis in the Central African Republic is unprecedented, with nearly half of the population – 2.3 million people – in need of ...read more
19/01/2016
 - For the first time in over eight months, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Emergency Livestock Response Team in South Sudan has ...read more
18/01/2016
 - These two maps illustrate how the locust situation in Madagascar improved after one year of large-scale aerial control operations.   Legend   Outside of the Malagasy Migratory Locust distribution area   No ...read more
18/01/2016
 - To address the consequences of the global phenomenon of El Niño, FAO is moving forward on the development of response plans for emergency interventions, recovery and ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated livestock herds and driven some 10.2 million people across ...read more
15/01/2016
 - El Niño has had an extremely heavy impact on livestock and agriculture in Ethiopia. Shukri Ahmed gives dramatic figures on the consequences of the drought. He ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - As the security situation gradually stabilizes, agriculture offers the most opportunities for economic growth, particularly among the youth and returnees who are seeking work and can ...read more
14/01/2016