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21/12/2017

Conflict causing spikes in food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa

Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a new FAO report.

20/12/2017

FAO and WFP step up efforts to alleviate hunger in Greater Kasai

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are joining forces to mitigate some of the effects of conflict in Greater Kasai in DRC. The two agencies will be using US$10 million in Belgian government funding to improve access to food for more than 100,000 people.

18/12/2017

From rainy to dry season – sustained support brings relief to farmers in northeastern Nigeria

For the first time since the onset of the Boko Haram crisis, hunger has considerably declined in northeastern Nigeria. The number of people facing acute hunger has halved since June-August - from 5.2 million to 2.6 million people - according to the latest Cadre Harmonisé food security analysis.

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