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Sana’a, 25 March 2020 – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MAI), launched the second phase of its national desert locust control campaign throughout infested areas of Yemen. The recent influx of desert locusts poses an unprecedented threat...
25.03.2020
20 March 2020, Beirut - On the occasion of the International Forests Day 2020, FAO Lebanon disseminated a briefing note on reforestation and afforestation in Lebanon, highlighting FAO interventions and impact in this context. In this note, FAO Lebanon offered some interesting figures related to forests in Lebanon and discussed current...
20.03.2020
19 March 2020, Rome – FAO has welcomed a pledge of $1 million that will support an ongoing campaign in Eritrea to bring the numbers of Desert Locust there under control. The Desert Locust is considered the most destructive migratory plant pest in the world and a small swarm covering...
19.03.2020
Following the Council of Ministers’ decision on March 15, 2020, to declare General Mobilization to control the spread of COVID-19, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), launched on March 16, distance online learning for all students enrolled in...
16.03.2020
March 2020, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with Stockholm Environment Institute and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, organized and successfully completed the second Nexus Dialogue workshop for 28 participants in Souss Massa in Morocco. This activity falls under the regional project ‘Implementing the...
13.03.2020
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