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 - Against a backdrop of intense human suffering, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are joining forces to mitigate some of ...read more
20/12/2017
 - For the first time since the onset of the Boko Haram crisis, hunger has considerably declined in northeastern Nigeria. In the three states ravaged by the ...read more
18/12/2017
 - Hassan Al-Hassan, a Syrian farmer in his 50s known to the locals as Abu Hasan, remembers how difficult it had been in the past few years ...read more
12/12/2017
 - Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new ...read more
07/12/2017
 - Highlights Despite the recent main season harvests, almost 5 million people in South Sudan face severe food insecurity between October and December 2017, according to the results ...read more
04/12/2017
 - En Centrafrique, 4 ans après le coup d état qui a déclenché une explosion des violences entre plusieurs groupes armés, opposant notamment les anti-Balaka aux Seleka, ...read more
02/12/2017
 - Over 1 000 ex-fighters in the Central African Republic (CAR) have joined an FAO-supported UN initiative for disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration. The programme’s message is simple: ...read more
01/12/2017
 - Twenty-six-year-old Sene has been living in a “container city” in southern Turkey since 2014, when she and her family arrived after fleeing Syria. While studying at ...read more
29/11/2017
 - Key points Violence has broken out in unexpected areas of the country, spreading from eastern provinces to central and southeastern areas as well. This has caused Africa’s ...read more
27/11/2017
 - Key messages Some 6.5 million people are food insecure and a further 4 million are at risk – twice as many as last year – due to ...read more
25/11/2017