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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
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - As South Sudan’s livestock owners have fled the ongoing conflict, millions of animals have been displaced, leading to fresh outbreaks of disease and rising tensions between ...read more
01/01/2015
 - Since the crisis erupted in December 2013, FAO in South Sudan has been committed to “stay and deliver”. Although attacks on FAO offices in state capitals and deep field locations in ...read more
31/12/2014
 - In September 2014, despite the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, two young entrepreneurs turned ideas into action by opening “Omega” the country’s first farm-to-table restaurant. Omega ...read more
31/12/2014
 - There was a dearth of good news from South Sudan in 2014. We can end the year on one good note, however. In September 2014, despite ...read more
30/12/2014
 - On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more ...read more
22/12/2014
 - Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries are better prepared to deal ...read more
22/12/2014
 - Cattle movement disrupted by conflict in South Sudan. There is a growing risk of disease outbreaks.
20/12/2014
 - In an effort to increase production, availability and access to food sources in states less affected by the crisis in South Sudan, FAO and partners distributed ...read more
19/12/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which has severely affected the country since the beginning of the year resulted in a serious shock to the agriculture ...read more
17/12/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which has severely affected the country since the beginning of 2014, has seriously impacted on the agriculture and food sectors. ...read more
17/12/2014