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Global food markets still brace for uncertainty in 2020/21 because of COVID-19 says FAO
 - 11/06/2020
Food Outlook report assesses global supply and demand for major food commodities Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, but the agri-food sector is likely to ...read more
Germany contributes EUR 50 million to strengthen resilience in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - 04/03/2020
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), through the German Development Bank KfW, has contributed EUR 50 million ($54 million) to a resilience building programme to be ...read more
Locusts in East Africa: A race against time
 - 25/02/2020
East Africa is a region beset by climate- and conflict-related shocks. Millions of people are already acutely food insecure. Now they face another major hunger threat in the form of ...read more
FAO scales up fight against Fall Armyworm
 - 04/12/2019
FAO launched today a three-year Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control to scale up efforts to curb the growing spread of the invasive pest which is causing serious damage to ...read more
Support increased for Afghan farmers hit by conflict and natural disasters
 - 19/11/2019
The Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) has contributed $9.5 million to an FAO-led project that aims to boost the resilience of farmers affected by conflict and natural disasters in 16 of ...read more
Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in protracted crises
 - 24/09/2019
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO's work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan - part of a ...read more
Kuwait supports efforts to reduce hunger in Syria
 - 05/08/2019
Kuwait and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to help Syrian farmers and herders recover and boost their food security and nutrition ...read more
EU supports the recovery of agriculture-based livelihoods in northern Iraq
 - 17/06/2019
Farming families in northern Iraq's Nineveh Governorate will benefit from a European Union contribution of €15 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recover agricultural ...read more
Reducing disaster risks in agriculture is a win-win for small-scale farmers
 - 13/05/2019
Poor farmers can obtain significant economic gains and other benefits by implementing modified farming practices aimed at boosting their ability to cope with disasters and natural shocks, according to a ...read more
Boosting pastoralists’ resilience is key to achieving peace in the Sahel
 - 25/04/2019
The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of people will continue requiring ...read more
Global Report on Food Crises: acute hunger still affecting over 100 million people worldwide
 - 02/04/2019
A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds that around 113 million people ...read more
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