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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
 - In April 2012, FAO, WFP and UNICEF launched a Joint Resilience Strategy refocusing modalities of engagement to effectively build up resilience in Somalia. The focus on ...read more
11/06/2014
 - People who depend on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods face both an increasing number and intensity of natural disasters. Most small-scale fishers and fish workers ...read more
09/06/2014
 - Since March 2011, the conflict in Syria has resulted in massive influxes of refugees across the region, primarily into neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq. Lebanon hosts the greatest number: 1.7 million people ...read more
23/05/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is closely monitoring the impact of the Syria crisis on food security, nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods ...read more
22/05/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is closely monitoring the impact of the Syria crisis on food security, nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods ...read more
22/05/2014
 - A major operation to distribute seeds and tools has been launched in the Central African Republic to support crisis-hit farming families.  This is the largest ever intervention in the ...read more
16/05/2014
 - Liberia continues to host up to 64,450 refugees most of whom live in Nimba, Grand Gedeh, and Maryland Counties mainly along the borders. Distribution of rice production ...read more
25/04/2014
 - The deepening crisis in the Central African Republic is devastating people’s ability to support themselves. A United Nations report says immediate support for food and livelihoods is needed to meet what it calls an: ...read more
10/04/2014
 - The unprecedented crisis in the Central African Republic is devastating the economy and people's ability to secure basic necessities, two United Nations food agencies said in an assessment report ...read more
07/04/2014
 - Early, rapid action is needed to prevent further deterioration of the food security situation and avoid further weakening of livelihoods in the Sahel. FAO’s funding needs in ...read more
19/02/2014