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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
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
The EU contributes €70 million to strengthen global partnership against hunger
 - 26/09/2018
The European Commission and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to boost the resilience of millions of people struggling with severe and often prolonged or ...read more
FAO and UN agencies begin second phase of environmental project for refugees and host communities in Cox
 - 18/09/2018
Families living in the world's largest refugee camp this week received the first 2 500 stoves and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders that are part of a United Nations project ...read more
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