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19 August 2019, Cairo - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) expresses condolences to the family of former Director-General Jacques Diouf who passed away last Friday.  Diouf began his first term at the helm of FAO in January 1994 and held the position until December 2011. He was...
19.08.2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR) in Egypt, conducted an inception and consultation workshop to initiate work towards the Sectoral Disaster Risk Reduction “DRR” action planning for agriculture in Egypt. The main objectives of the three...
08.08.2019
7 August 2019, Cairo/Rome - Kuwait and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to help Syrian farmers and herders recover and boost their food security and nutrition - all thanks to a $3 million contribution from Kuwait to benefit some 20,000 highly...
07.08.2019
Fertile ground for innovation in the Arab region  The Arab region has grappled with water scarcity for centuries. But population growth, rapid urbanization, changing diets, forced displacement and climate change are posing new, more urgent water challenges that threaten sustainable development, food security and stability. At the same time, the region has...
07.08.2019
23 July 2019, Sana’a – Farmers in conflict-ridden Yemen have begun receiving seeds thanks to the joint efforts of the Government of Japan, Yemen’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The seeds will assist the most vulnerable families in getting...
23.07.2019
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