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UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis in South Sudan

Rise in hunger at harvest time; harsh and prolonged 2016 lean season approaching
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FAO Food Price Index starts 2016 dropping to nearly 7-year low

While El Niño casts shadow on crop prospects, prices of all commodities declined in January
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Support for agriculture in Syria critical with massive food insecurity adding to suffering

London donor conference: FAO asks for $87 million to support farming, livelihoods and help prevent further migration
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UN initiative targets job creation and decent work conditions for young people

FAO to lead efforts for youth in agriculture and the rural economy
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FAO to partner with Colombia in pursuit of peace and food security

Director-General describes local peace talks as “unique opportunity” to reverse decades of rural decline.
FAO reduces unemployment through training in agricultural and entrepreneurial skills
FAO promotes a healthier environment for farmers and their poultry
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On ecosystems and the services they provide  – Let’s talk facts
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What does sustainable crop production intensification ‘look like’?
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Partnership enhances ability to assess changing forest and to estimate greenhouse gas emissions
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