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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled ...read more
24/06/2014
 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 ...read more
23/06/2014
 - An estimated 3.3 million people are food insecure in Sudan today. With 80 percent of Sudan’s rural population relying on agriculture for their food and income, ...read more
18/06/2014
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, ...read more
18/06/2014
 - Late rains and erratic weather patterns in Somalia have raised concerns over a worsening of the food security situation, as food stocks from the last poor ...read more
11/06/2014
 - Correlation between IPC results and planned seeds distribution in the Central African Republic as of 6 June 2014.
10/06/2014
 - Highlights The events in the Central African Republic (CAR) over the last 18 months have left more than 2.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and ...read more
09/06/2014
 - On the 26th May 2014, Dr. Sue Lautze, Head of FAO in South Sudan and the UN’s Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, visited the Greater Bahr el Ghazal ...read more
07/06/2014
 - Highlights To date, FAO has distributed 111 000 emergency livelihood kits and has scaled up distributions to ensure support reaches beneficiaries in time for the planting season ...read more
06/06/2014
 - In Warrap State, South Sudan, fishing is a family activity for Bol Deng and his three children. Bol learned how to fish from his grandfather and ...read more
03/06/2014