FAO in Ethiopia

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21 September 2020
Stress urgent need to scale up operations in the Afar Region During a field mission to Afar from 18 – 20 September 2020,  Oumer Hussein, Ethiopia’s Minister of Agriculture, Mandefro Nigussie State Minister of Agriculture, and Fatouma Seid, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative in Ethiopia...
22 July 2020
Targeted households to benefit from livestock feed, crop seeds, and cash transfers 22 July 2020, Addis Ababa - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a programme to safeguard and restore livelihoods of pastoral, agro-pastoral, and farming communities affected by Desert Locusts in Ethiopia. Over 70 000...
04 May 2020
Despite COVID-19 travel restrictions, three helicopters leased by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for Desert Locust control operations have arrived in Ethiopia. The pilots and crew also completed their mandatory quarantine and have been deployed in the field. The FAO Representative in Ethiopia, Ms. Fatouma Seid...
13 April 2020
About one million individuals in Ethiopia have been affected by the Desert Locust invasion and require emergency food assistance. Of these, about 390 000 are in Somali, 360 000 in Oromia and Dire Dawa city (combined), 100 000 in Afar, 72 000 in Amhara, 43 000 in Tigray and 13...
10 March 2020
Addis Ababa – With funding support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF) the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (UK DFID), MasterCard,  the European Commission’s Directorate General International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
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