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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.As of December 2014, over 50 percent of the population has fled their homes, ...READ MORE
 - Successive wars, civil unrest and years of economic sanctions have stifled agricultural production in Iraq, with farmers facing shortages of quality seeds and fertilizers, and livestock keepers forced to sell ...READ MORE
 - Yemen is once again stepping into rampant and dire food insecurity after one-year of the escalated conflict, civil insecurity, poor crop harvest and disruptions of markets ...read more
05/03/2016
 - As world leaders met in London today to raise funds in support of millions of people affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria, FAO stressed ...read more
04/02/2016
 - More than half of the total population of Yemen — some 14.4 million people — are food insecure, as ongoing conflict and import restrictions have reduced the ...read more
28/01/2016
 - More than half the population of Yemen is currently food insecure, since the beginning of the war, the number has risen from 12.9 million to 14.4 ...read more
28/01/2016
 - The situation in Yemen is worsening as the country grapples with one of its most severe crisis in years. According to humanitarian aid workers trying to ...read more
28/01/2016
 - With the war in Syria now approaching its sixth year, agricultural production has plummeted and food supplies are at an all-time low, pushing millions of people ...read more
20/01/2016
 - To improve the technical capacities of the Central Veterinary Laboratory, particularly in terms of animal food safety diagnostic and/or surveillance capacities.
11/12/2015
 - Highlights FAO activated a Level 3 Emergency Response in Yemen on 14 July 2015 given the urgent need to scale up its response to the large-scale impacts ...read more
27/11/2015
 - Belgium’s USD 475 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) emergency programmes in the Gaza Strip is supporting a one-year ...read more
02/11/2015
 - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is backing FAO's efforts to combat pandemic animal disease threats in Asia, Africa and the Middle East ...read more
21/10/2015