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Promoting agricultural livelihoods in Turkey through the Syrian refugee response
 - 10/03/2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with Food Security and Agriculture (FSA) sector in Turkey, organized a workshop entitled: “Promoting agricultural livelihoods in the ...read more
European Union supports resilience-building efforts in Yemen
 - 25/03/2019
The European Union (EU) has contributed new funding totalling $40.8 million to boost United Nations (UN) resilience-building work in Yemen. Interventions will target the most vulnerable community groups, including women, the ...read more
Strengthening good agricultural practices to boost production
 - 15/03/2019
In the village of Kasheke, located near Lake Kivu in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rachel Akonkwa goes to the community field of ...read more
Strengthening resilience in Mali
 - 06/02/2019
In Mali, many agropastoral households in the central regions – Mopti and Ségou – have suffered from the impact of socio-political crisis in northern Mali. This has triggered tensions among ...read more
1 million water cisterns give hope to Sahelian  farmers
 - 17/01/2019
Efficient and sustainable management of water resources is a priority to improve the resilience of vulnerable communities. The “1 million cisterns for the Sahel” initiative promotes simple and cost-effective rainwater ...read more
Investing in healthy and diversified diets to address malnutrition
 - 14/12/2018
Deep in the equatorial forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Iyenze family grows fresh vegetables in their garden. Georgette, mother of eight, prepares porridge made from maize, ...read more
FAO in the 2019 humanitarian country appeals
 - 05/12/2018
The number of people facing severe hunger in the world continues to rise, reaching 124 million people across 51 countries. Conflict and extreme climate events remain the main drivers behind ...read more
The resilience of beneficiaries in Senegal has improved thanks to animal feed distribution
 - 27/11/2018
In the Louga region of in northern Senegal, pastoralists value FAO’s intervention that has provided 14 400 vulnerable pastoral households with a total of 1 540 tonnes of animal feed ...read more
EMC-AH new way of working endorsed
 - 27/11/2018
The Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) Twelfth Steering Committee endorsed the Centre’s new way of working – supporting the implementation of its Strategic Action Plan 2018–2022. The Steering Committee ...read more
FAO in Southern Africa prepares for the looming 2018/19 El Niño occurrence
 - 21/11/2018
As predictions for El Niño reach 83 percent, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has begun preparing for its potential impact on the upcoming planting season across ...read more
Combatting drought in Kenya through Agro-Pastoralist Field Schools
 - 21/11/2018
Climate change can cause long-lasting, more frequent dry spells – a particular problem for pastoralists in the Horn of Africa as this leads to livestock losses, increased food insecurity and ...read more