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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Earthquake in 2015 Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - With Abyei’s farming, markets and distribution networks severely disrupted due to inter-communal conflict, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) strives to reactivate the local ...read more
09/02/2017
 - With Abyei’s farming, markets and distribution networks severely disrupted due to inter-communal conflict, FAO strives to reactivate the local food economy dominated by imports and humanitarian ...read more
09/02/2017
 - 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
 - Highlights In 2017, the food security situation in South Sudan is expected to deteriorate to unprecedented levels – the risk of famine is real for thousands of ...read more
31/01/2017
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
31/01/2017
 - U Maung Chay, a 48-year-old farmer and father of six, lives in one of the poorest, conflict-prone areas of Myanmar - Rakhine State. He is a ...read more
30/01/2017
 - 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