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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
 - Highlights With a projected population of about 11.8 million people in mid-2016, the overall cereal deficit in January-December 2016 marketing year is estimated at about 380 000 ...read more
07/04/2016
 - Keys points: Continued deterioration of the food situation of displaced populations in the Lake Chad basin. Increased number of displaced people in Nigeria and Mali. Continuation of the ...read more
06/04/2016
 - Hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition As the international community transitions from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the challenges ahead of Member ...read more
05/04/2016
 - Civil strife and unfavourable rains have further reduced crop production in South Sudan, contributing to a cereal deficit of 381,000 tonnes --53 percent greater than in ...read more
05/04/2016
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan is a time-sensitive call for funds. It responds to the most pressing food security and livelihood needs of people severely ...read more
31/03/2016
 - Madagascar connaît, depuis 2012, une invasion du Criquet migrateur malgache, Locusta migratoria capito (Saussure, 1884), qui menace dangereusement les productions agropastorales. Afin de répondre à cette ...read more
29/03/2016
 - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations ...read more
29/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - The United Nations has called for a stronger response by governments, aid organizations and the private sector to address the devastating impact the El Niño climate event ...read more
23/03/2016