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Forecast-based Financing (FbF) Webinar III: From Early Warning to Early Action in Mongolia - Bracing for the cold to protect livestock and livelihoods
 - 11/07/2018
Wednesday 18 July 2018  -  10.00-11.30 CEST (UTC/GMT+2) | 16:00-17:30 ULAT (UTC/GMT+8)    Speakers: Jigjidpurev Sukhbaatar, Livestock Emergency Projects Coordinator and Early Warning Early Action focal point, FAO Mongolia Niccolò Lombardi, Early Warning Early ...read more
FAO and UNHCR launch new tool to save forests in displacement-affected areas
 - 21/06/2018
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a new handbook to help restore forests in displacement-affected areas, where heavy reliance on woodfuel puts forests ...read more
Webinar - Building resilience to natural hazards and climate-related disasters in the Caribbean
 - 19/06/2018
Disaster risk reduction and management in agriculture webinar series: Building Resilience to Natural Hazards and Climate-related Disasters in the Caribbean  26 June 2018  -  15:00-16:30 pm CEST (UTC/GMT+2, Rome time) | ...read more
Fundamental shift in drought management needed in Near East and North Africa region
 - 15/06/2018
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The ...read more
Sweden supports drought-stricken farmers and herders in the Sahel
 - 31/05/2018
Sweden, through the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), will support drought-stricken farmers and herders in the Sahel, with a focus on Burkina Faso and Mali. Channelled through the ...read more
FAO boosts skills through farmer field schools as farmers return to their fields in northeastern Nigeria
 - 30/05/2018
As the security situation improves in northeastern Nigeria, more farmers and livestock owners return to their villages. To address their critical need for local agricultural extension services, the Food and ...read more
Agriculture is a lifeline for millions of Syrians
 - 26/04/2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has urged countries attending an international pledging conference for Syria to invest in agriculture as an engine of stabilization and ...read more
Improving the resilience of vulnerable families in Mali and Mauritania
 - 24/04/2018
Millions of vulnerable families living across the Sahel are exposed to recurrent shocks, exacerbated by climate change, which undermine their fragile food security and nutrition situation. To inform the design of ...read more
Enhancing resilience of crisis-affected families in the Central African Republic
 - 21/04/2018
Employing the caisses de résilience approach in the Central African Republic, FAO helped to strengthen the social cohesion of vulnerable communities, while improving their food production capacity.Almost 50 000 families ...read more
Fiji partners with FAO and the European Union to build resilient and food secure communities
 - 18/04/2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Fiji have agreed to collaborate on a project to strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to ...read more
Strengthening the resilience of indigenous communities in Bangladesh
 - 17/04/2018
Two thousand indigenous families in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts received training and agricultural livelihoods packages to improve poultry, vegetable and rice production. The families live in one of the poorest ...read more
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