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 -  to assist 3.9 million people FAO requires USD 63 million period January – December 2018                               In South Sudan, the risk of famine remains elevated and food security is expected to worsen in ...read more
08/02/2018
 -  to assist 2.7 million people FAO requires USD 236.5 million period January – December 2018                                 In 2016–2017, Somalia faced one of its harshest droughts in recent history. However, the ongoing drought has ...read more
08/02/2018
 - As South Sudan grapples with the consequences of long-term conflict, the distribution of essential items like food to mitigate shocks to the most vulnerable is no ...read more
05/02/2018
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Since the onset of FAW, FAO has undertaken several actions to strengthen ...read more
31/01/2018
 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking $7.5 million to roll out a critically needed emergency livestock vaccination campaign in South Sudan. FAO aims ...read more
23/01/2018
 - Efforts in South Sudan to fight Fall armyworm, an insect that destroys crops, have received a boost thanks to the Government of Japan’s decision to provide ...read more
06/12/2017
 - Highlights Despite the recent main season harvests, almost 5 million people in South Sudan face severe food insecurity between October and December 2017, according to the results ...read more
04/12/2017
 - Key messages Rural livelihoods are people’s best defence against famine. Interventions that reinforce rural livelihoods meet immediate food needs, mitigate displacement pressures, reduce the overall humanitarian burden ...read more
04/12/2017
 - There is an urgent need to step up collective efforts to fight fast-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that could threaten global food security. ...read more
30/11/2017
 - FAO's Cash transfers activities in Somalia famine response.
18/11/2017