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 -  In northeast Nigeria, the Boko Haram insurgency has led to heightened levels of displacement and food insecurity. While humanitarian access is improving, most displaced families still rely on vulnerable host ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Crisis in the Sahel FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them ...READ MORE
 - Preventing animal disease and plant pest outbreaks and food safety incidents before they occur is essential to protecting the food chain. Most food chain crises are ...read more
18/01/2017
 - The European Union (EU) has committed 12 million euros in support of FAO’s efforts to tackle rising hunger in strife-torn Yemen. Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of ...read more
11/01/2017
 - In Mali, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently experimenting the “productive transfers” approach (CASH+), implemented successfully in 2014 in other countries – ...read more
11/01/2017
 - In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and ...read more
23/12/2016
 -  The pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment is a crucial aspect of FAO work on food security and nutrition in protracted crises. Understanding and addressing how men ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  While malnutrition is one of the biggest challenges to development and human well-being in many countries, rates of malnutrition, especially stunting, are significantly higher in countries ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Access to fuel and energy – vital for food security – is often highly constrained in protracted crises. The risks posed by limited access to fuel and energy ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Timely, reliable and demand-driven information is essential to dealing with protracted crises. In such contexts, information gaps and information fragmentation are the two major challenges, especially as food ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  In protracted crises, the poorest face the greatest risk of being left behind. Social protection is recognized as a strategic approach to reduce poverty and enhance resilience and ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Livestock contributes 40 percent of the global value of agricultural input and supports the livelihoods and food security of almost 1.3 billion people. Half of the 800 million ...read more
19/12/2016