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Green Climate Fund supports the Syrian Arab Republic to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change
 - 17/07/2019
Climate change is widely recognized as a global threat to humans, a wide range of species and to the environment. Even before the current crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic, ...read more
Supporting farmers’ choice for improved food security and nutrition
 - 10/07/2019
Aren Ngong Gak, a 33-year-old mother of eight, lives in the conflict-affected former Jonglei State of South Sudan. Aren and her family of eleven are entirely dependent on agriculture for ...read more
FAO’s dry season programme is building household resilience in northeastern Nigeria
 - 06/06/2019
FAO’s 2018/19 dry season programme aims to boost income generation, and enhance food security and nutrition among crisis-affected households across northeastern Nigeria. The Organization has distributed a total of 247 ...read more
How FAO is helping communities build resilience and fight malnutrition in South Sudan
 - 03/06/2019
Adut Akuei used to go every evening to the hospital to visit little Akol Akot, her three-year old granddaughter, who was seriously malnourished. Adut and her daughter Angong could often ...read more
One million cisterns for the Sahel
 - 28/05/2019
End of April, early morning departure from Dakar with colleagues from FAO and some journalists, to meet with some beneficiaries of the initiative called “1 million cisterns for the Sahel”. In ...read more
Early action helps women in farming communities vulnerable to drought
 - 22/05/2019
As early as January 2019, farming communities in the municipalities of Pigkawayan in North Cotabato and Datu Saudi Ampatuan in Maguindanao, both located on the southern island of Mindanao in ...read more
The Russian Federation supports FAO’s resilience-building efforts in Aleppo Governorate
 - 03/05/2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a two-year project, thanks to a USD 3 million contribution from the Russian people, to protect agricultural livelihoods disrupted ...read more
FAO and leading Islamic charity group to work together to build resilience of vulnerable populations
 - 05/04/2019
FAO and the Kuwait-based International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) agreed to step up their cooperation to help vulnerable populations better cope with natural disasters and other shocks, which are among ...read more
EU supports integrated agricultural practices to boost the resilience of farmers in the Syrian Arab Republic
 - 04/04/2019
Strengthening the resilience of crisis-affected people in the Syrian Arab Republic is a goal shared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union ...read more
For Syrian refugees in Turkey agriculture is hope
 - 03/04/2019
Thirty Syrian workers start new jobs today at the Dağcıoğlu Baharat red pepper production factory in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. They were hired by the factory’s owner, Mehmet Dağcı, at the conclusion ...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
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