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 - Ghanam Ibrahim’s shovel scrapes the concrete as he scoops up debris and tosses it onto a growing pile at the bottom of the canal, ready for ...read more
08/12/2016
 - A Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) project is restoring the water supply to the once fertile Ninewa Plains for the first time ...read more
08/12/2016
 - Emphasizing the extent of the devastating tragedy in northeast Nigeria, today the United Nations launched an appeal for USD 1 billion to respond to the biggest ...read more
05/12/2016
 - The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most ...read more
29/11/2016
 - Key points An estimated 90 000 people were affected by El Niño (heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides) in late 2015 and early 2016, and now ...read more
15/11/2016
 - Key points Without support to revitalize the agriculture sector (crops, forestry, livestock and fishery), many former combatants and youths will not be able to find jobs and ...read more
08/10/2016
 - 4,793 farmer families in Pakistan now have improved access to irrigation water, 2,400 farmer families and small holders have adopted Conservation Agriculture technology and practices, 1,200 ...read more
20/09/2016
 - Assessments are a crucial element of the entire humanitarian programme cycle, informing decision-making processes and response options. Those undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more
31/08/2016
 - The publication will consolidate, from the different sources available, a synthetic analysis on La Niña which will highlight these key aspects: Current forecast for the potential ...read more
16/08/2016
 - Background and purpose The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. ...read more
04/08/2016