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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
 - 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
08/07/2014
 - Despite abundant natural resources, rural communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) face steep hurdles, such as armed violence, civil insecurity, poverty, acute malnutrition, ...read more
07/07/2014
 - All sides of the conflict in South Sudan have at times become very "fixed, dark and negative" as outbreaks of violence continue. The country needs lasting ...read more
04/07/2014
 - The resilience component of FAO’s programme for the Central African Republic (CAR) in 2014 is addressing social, technical and financial drivers to end hunger in rural ...read more
03/07/2014
 - Mr Alexis Bonte, FAO Representative ad interim, explains FAO’s assistance in CAR to ensure food security. Activities aim at resuming agricultural production through the distribution of ...read more
03/07/2014
 -  More than three years after the start of the crisis in Syria, people are finding it more and more difficult to meet their basic needs. In ...read more
03/07/2014
 - Following a catastrophic year of looting and destruction, farmers are returning to the fields to work and feed their families, starting again from scratch. Most farmers ...read more
02/07/2014
 - Highlights The events in the Central African Republic over the last 18 months have left more than 2.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and have ...read more
30/06/2014
 - Iraq is facing serious food security concerns following the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the country, FAO warned today. Over 1 million ...read more
26/06/2014
 - Marie Noelle Koyara State Minister of Rural Development in the Central African Republic: "I would like to thank FAO for all the assistance that FAO and the UN ...read more
26/06/2014