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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - Food insecurity An estimated 6.3 million people in Syria are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and in critical need of food and agriculture support. The crisis has ...read more
03/04/2014
 - Three years after the start of the crisis in Syria, people are finding it more and more difficult to meet their basic needs. Many have lost ...read more
03/04/2014
 - The Government of the United Kingdom has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to FAO to help conflict-affected families in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods ...read more
31/03/2014
 - FAO senior officials met today with a high level clerical delegation working in the Central African Republic to talk about FAO’s work in the country and ...read more
26/03/2014
 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, describes his recent visit to South Sudan: "On 20 March, as part of the Emergency Directors’ Group, ...read more
24/03/2014
 - In March 2014 FAO carried out its first seed and tool distribution for the upcoming agriculture season in Bossangoa in the Central African Republic. Strategic partnership between ...read more
24/03/2014
 - The World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the government of the Central African Republic are joining forces to help prevent a full-scale ...read more
21/03/2014
 - Madame Rachel Ninga-Wong-Mallo is the head of Association des Femmes Rurales de Batangafo pour le Développement (Association of the development of rural women from Batangafo). In the ...read more
20/03/2014
 - Highlights 2.5 million people need immediate humanitarian assistance; and one in five Central Africans is now internally displaced. These figures are likely to rise as the conflict ...read more
19/03/2014
 - In March 2014, the Transitional Government and United Nations (UN) agencies came together in Mbaïki, 95 km southwest of the capital, Bangui, for the official launch ...read more
18/03/2014