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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - The concept of ‘resilience’ and its practical application in food security and nutrition, both in policy formulation and implementation, has recently become a topical issue among ...read more
09/10/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of 155 600 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has supported ...read more
05/10/2014
 - Description: FAO is working towards increasing the resilience of people and their livelihoods to natural hazards, human-induced disasters and protracted crises that impact agriculture, nutrition, food ...read more
29/09/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of 154 500 families in the Philippines:1. Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
09/09/2014
 - This film has no words; yet the silent and salient dignity in the faces of farmers in Southern Africa, and their efforts to face and overcome ...read more
23/08/2014
 - 19 August marks the anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, in which 22 people lost their lives. In 2008, the UN ...read more
19/08/2014
 - 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
 - Améliorer les moyens d’existence basés sur l’agriculture et la sécurité nutritionnelle dans les communautés rurales par le renforcement des capacités de préparation et de résilience des ...read more
07/08/2014
 - In addition to providing rapid, portable emergency livelihood support designed to help large numbers of people increase food availability, in South Sudan FAO has continued to ...read more
24/07/2014
 - Three United Nations emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. The ...read more
09/07/2014