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 - The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage to livelihoods and economies (local, national), are increasing significantly. Natural disasters ...read more
23/05/2017
 - African eggplant lives up to its name: as it grows it bears white, oval-shaped fruits that look just like eggs before they ripen and turn green. ...read more
08/05/2017
 - Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) occurs when micro-organisms – bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites – evolve resistance to antimicrobial substances, like antibiotics, antifungals and others. This occurs naturally ...read more
11/04/2017
 - Today, food production is at a record low and around half the population remaining in Syria are unable to meet their daily food needs. Against this ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Despite six years of crisis in Syria, agriculture remains a key part of the economy. The sector still accounts for an estimated 26 percent of gross ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Six months after the destructive floods that destroyed planted rice paddy, villagers from Shwe Hlay in Magway Region in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are now able to ...read more
14/03/2017
 - Améliorer la production maraîchère et fruitière afin de permettre aux ménages urbains et périurbains pauvres, y compris les élèves, d’avoir accès à des aliments nutritifs et ...read more
13/03/2017
 - More than 2 000 farmers affected by conflict in Iraq have received 750 tonnes of fertilizer from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to increase ...read more
08/02/2017
 - Belgium, a long-time supporter of FAO's work in emergencies, has deepened its commitment to protecting agriculture in countries struck by disaster with a €14-million contribution. This ...read more
19/01/2017
 - 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
05/01/2017