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 - For 25-year-old Fathia Moafaa, every day is a struggle to make ends meet. Her work starts at 6pm, just after evening prayers and, apart from a ...read more
08/03/2017
 - The Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP) 2017–2018 is the guiding instrument for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to address the impact ...read more
28/02/2017
 - The number of food insecure people in Yemen has risen by 3 million in seven months, with an estimated 17.1 million people now struggling to feed ...read more
10/02/2017
 - Key points Yemen is facing the largest food security emergency in the world. Without immediate action, the situation is likely to worsen in 2017. An estimated 17.1 million ...read more
10/02/2017
 - 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
 - Wheat farmers in Ninewa Governorate rely on selling their crops to the government for its Public Distribution System – an important social safety net entitling Iraqi ...read more
08/02/2017
 - In this episode, we explore the relationship between peace and food security. For today’s story, we gave FAO communications officer Karina Coates a recorder to tape ...read more
26/01/2017
 - As the conflict in northern Iraq escalated in 2016, Karina Coates was deployed by FAO’s standby partner RedR Australia to the Erbil office to support FAO’s ...read more
25/01/2017
 - Key points Some 2.9 million Iraqis are food insecure – 77 percent are women, children or elderly. Agricultural production has declined by 40 per cent since 2014. A livestock ...read more
12/01/2017
 - With 14 million people food insecure in strife-torn Yemen, the European Union (EU) has committed 12 million euros in support of FAO's efforts to tackle rising ...read more
11/01/2017