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 - 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
 - The European Union (EU) has committed 12 million euros in support of FAO’s efforts to tackle rising hunger in strife-torn Yemen. Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of ...read more
11/01/2017
 - Some 200 000 people from Mosul and across Iraq will be able to earn an income for the first time since 2014, thanks to a new ...read more
23/12/2016
 - Key points An estimated 7 million people will be food insecure in 2017 and a further 2 million are at risk of food insecurity. Food production in Syria ...read more
22/12/2016
 - Some 200 000 people from Mosul and across Iraq will be able to earn an income for the first time since the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL) ...read more
22/12/2016
 - Ghanam Ibrahim’s shovel scrapes the concrete as he scoops up debris and tosses it onto a growing pile at the bottom of the canal, ready for ...read more
08/12/2016