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May 1st, 2017

FAOLOW Director gives interventions on the floor during a Congressional Black Caucus event

The Congressional Black Caucus Africa Taskforce hosted a forum on famine in Washington, D.C. on April 26, chaired by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), a ranking Member of the House Subcommittee...

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May 1st, 2017

UN food agencies warn against ignoring famine alarm

 FAO and WFP urge swift action to prevent hunger deaths in four countries hit by conflict

 

Photo: ©FAO/Karel Prinsloo
Extreme hunger is hitting north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.
28 April...
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February 1st, 2017

Concerted action needed to stop diseases and pests from ravaging the food chain

Concerted action needed to stop diseases and pests from ravaging the food chain

FAO toolbox shows how prevention, early warning, preparedness can save lives and livelihoods.

1 February 2017, Rome - Food availability and food hygiene are compromised every day by diseases...

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