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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
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - Risk of losing window of opportunity - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today warned of a major funding gap for activities planned by FAO in the ...read more
10/05/2012
 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ...read more
27/04/2012
 -  In Mali, the food situation, already critical before the taking of the North by the rebellion, remains very uncertain Risk of deterioration to extreme food insecurity in ...read more
26/04/2012
 - In October/November 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) issued an alert in response to the ...read more
20/04/2012
 - Highlights from the third and biggest-ever Match Day Against Hunger (31st March - 2nd April), part of the "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign promoted by the ...read more
04/04/2012
 - The situation in the drought and conflict affected areas of the Greater Horn of Africa has generally improved since the onset of the crisis in 2011. ...read more
01/04/2012
 - Funding needed to build strength against crisis - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities ...read more
23/03/2012
 - FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis - Several countries in the Sahel region of western Africa need urgent ...read more
09/03/2012
 - Somalia is no longer in a state of famine, but the situation is still dire across the whole region with millions of lives at risk. This video ...read more
02/03/2012
 - To improve the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations affected by the 2010 food crisis, and reduce their vulnerability to crises in the western Sahelian ...read more
02/03/2012