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‘’Everyone in Iraq loves Al-Qimar, Iraq’s signature soft cheese cream and other local traditional dairy products, like butter, ghee (dohn Horr), laban, guishwa and varieties of white cheeses. Yet few realize that the dairy farmers who produce the milk and such products are mainly rural women, considered the most vulnerable segment...
07.03.2021
8 February 2021- Sana’a - The Government of Japan boosts the Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations (FAO) emergency interventions in Yemen by contributing USD 2 090 909 allocated as part of its ongoing response in Yemen. The “Emergency Agricultural Livelihood Assistance to Conflict and COVID-19 Affected...
09.02.2021
23 November 2020, Rome/Sudan – FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme has contributed 1.5 Million USD to a south-south cooperation project (SSC project) aimed at enhancing production, productivity and competitiveness of the crops and livestock sectors in Sudan. Agriculture accounts for nearly one-third of the national Gross Domestic Product and around half...
23.11.2020
14 October 2020, Sana’a, Yemen – This week marks the occasion of World Food Week (12–18 October) and World Food Day (16 October) and FAO’s 75th anniversary. On 16 October 1945, FAO was founded and every year since 1979, World Food Day has been celebrated on that day. During this...
14.10.2020
Kuwait and Cairo, 2 July 2020 - Amid a continuing crisis of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the international community grows concerns about its impact on people across Syria, whose livelihood and resilience have been decimated by almost a decade of war. However, with the efforts of the United...
02.07.2020
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