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FAO Welcomes UN Security Council Recognition of Conflict-Famine Link

UN Security Council acknowledges conflict as a major cause of famine
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Food insecurity soars in conflict-ridden Democratic Republic of Congo

Around 7.7 million people require urgent humanitarian assistance, FAO and WFP warn
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Drought-stricken herders in Ethiopia need urgent support

Pastoralist communities are facing huge losses of livestock
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FAO Food Price Index rises further in July

Cereals, sugar and dairy push the Index higher
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Mobile technology in Iraq helps to transfer cash to conflict-affected rural families

FAO cash-for-work programme encourages displaced people to return home

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