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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - 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 face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - One of the areas most affected by extreme hazards, in particular natural hazards, is the Dry Corridor. Climate risks in the Dry Corridor are mainly represented ...read more
07/04/2016
 - The flooding and devastation caused in Myanmar by Cyclone Komen in July-August last year has exacerbated food insecurity for poor rural communities living in Myanmar’s hardest-hit ...read more
07/04/2016
 - FAO has long been concerned about the impact of war on food security and on how hunger can be one of the drivers of instability and ...read more
30/03/2016
 - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations ...read more
29/03/2016
 - Drones were launched to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...read more
17/03/2016
 - The three-year EU-supported joint programme entitled “Enhancing Rural Resilience in Yemen” (ERRY) was signed 15th December 2015 by the European Delegation, the Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
07/03/2016
 - Immediately following the earthquakes in Nepal and many aftershocks, FAO began its emergency response to address the immediate needs of the hardest-hit farmers in the six ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Fuelwood is the main source of energy for the vast majority of people in developing countries and in particular in the Darfur region of Sudan. Access ...read more
03/03/2016
 - In July 2015, FAO carried out a mission to assess the fuel needs and associated risks and challenges faced by women in the Arid and Semi-Arid ...read more
19/02/2016
 - To improve food and nutrition security and resilience of vulnerable smallholder farmer and pastoral communities to major agriculture sector hazards and disasters, with the expected result ...read more
03/02/2016