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 - There is a strong imperative to rebuild Iraq’s agriculture sector as it is a major provider of employment and income in rural and peri-urban areas. This ...read more
01/10/2018
 - “It was devastating. All my trees were burned within the blink of an eye,” said Jassem Kafra, 45, an olive farmer from Lattakia governorate. Jassem is ...read more
13/09/2018
 - Fragility has become the reality in several countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Armed conflict and forced displacement are taking an enormous toll on human lives, ...read more
30/08/2018
 - Yemen faces the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. The country has become increasingly unstable since the conflict escalated dramatically in mid-March 2015, severely disrupting the economy, including the ...read more
30/08/2018
 - Water scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region can either be a destabilizing factor or a motive that binds communities together, according to ...read more
28/08/2018
 - “What motivates me is the strength and resilience of these communities in challenging times, and knowing that I am using my knowledge to help them increase ...read more
16/08/2018
 - “I could not be with my family to comfort them and they couldn’t come to stay with me in Damascus because of transportation and security concerns. ...read more
16/08/2018
 - FAO’s cash-based programmes support smallholder farmers and other vulnerable people who are particularly exposed to the impacts of conflict, protracted crises, climate change, natural hazards and economic ...read more
15/08/2018
 - Contaminated water and quarrels with neighbours are a thing of the past for Hamed Rwasat, a farmer from An-Nassarieyh village in the West Bank. A Food and ...read more
14/08/2018
 - 3.3 million Syrians have fled across the border into Turkey as a result of the Syrian crisis. For the past year, the United Nations Food and ...read more
25/07/2018