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12 October 2018, Tunis – Placing sustainable and productive agriculture front and centre in attempts to reduce the impact of natural hazards and food chain-related shocks and crises must be critically addressed, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned today on the margins of the Africa–Arab...
12.10.2018
11 October 2018, Cairo -- The escalation of water scarcity is one of the most impelling challenges facing the Near East and North Africa (NENA) countries. Fast paced population growth, changing consumption patterns, urbanization, rising water and food demands, growing energy needs, environmental degradation, climate change, water-related natural disasters are...
11.10.2018
9 October 2018, Rome - Extreme weather conditions during Syria's seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year fell to a 29-year low of 1.2 million tons, about two-thirds of 2017 levels. This was due to an extended period...
09.10.2018
8 October 2018 – Khartoum/Cairo -- The Near East and North Africa (NENA) region faces numerous common challenges to achieving improved food security, nutrition and inclusive agricultural development. Rapid population growth, increasing urbanization, low growth in food production, as well as scarce and fragile natural resources and the threat of...
08.10.2018
7 October 2018, Cairo, Egypt – The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) are jointly working to advance country-driven and regionally integrated actions intended to address key issues and accelerate growth in the date palm value chain in the...
07.10.2018
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