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 - Droughts cause poor harvests, Zimbabwean smallholders receive payout Smallholder farmers in Africa have long borne the brunt of the adverse effects of global climate change. They are ...read more
21/08/2014
 - Combining FAO’s field experience and technical expertise to support DRR practitioners With funding from ECHO, the toolkit has been developed drawing on the extensive practical and technical ...read more
13/08/2014
 - In Rumbek, Lakes State, FAO South Sudan reached over 600 households with emergency livelihood crop kits between June and July 2014.  This includes over 7 metric tons of sorghum, ...read more
05/08/2014
 - The European Union (EU) will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring. An EU grant ...read more
25/07/2014
 - The Bedouin community of Umm an-Naser – one of the poorest and most food insecure areas of the Gaza Strip – has been cut off from ...read more
12/06/2014
 - In response to recent devastating floods affecting Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia as well as Croatia, FAO is assessing the potentially extensive damage to livestock, crops and ...read more
23/05/2014
 - Tens of thousands of farmers are bringing in the first rice harvest six months after one of the worst typhoons to ever hit the Philippines left ...read more
07/05/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, destroying some 600 000 hectares of farmland and leaving tens of thousands ...read more
06/05/2014
 - Small scale coconut farmers in the Philippines will soon receive assistance to restore their livelihoods severely affected by last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, the UN’s Food and ...read more
09/04/2014
 - On 16 March, New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye and Ambassador Reuben Levermore met  rice and coconut farmers in Barangay Gacao, Palo, Leyte, in ...read more
19/03/2014