FAO in Afghanistan

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10 August 2022
An interview with Nazifa Natiq, Regional Resilience Officer (FAOAF) on challenges, resilience and being a woman in Afghanistan Based in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan’s fourth-largest city, Nazifa took time from her busy schedule to speak with us about the positive impact of the Organization’s programmes in the region, the importance of supporting Afghanistan’s...
19 July 2022
A new USD 14 million contribution from the Government of Japan will provide direct humanitarian assistance to over 550 000 food-insecure people in 11 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).  It will support vulnerable, smallholder and landless farmers, including women and persons with disability-headed households,...
19 July 2022
Families across Afghanistan have struggled tremendously in recent years from a multitude of crises. The prevalence of conflict, economic instability, and climate-induced droughts have created desperately difficult conditions for millions of people. Hunger has become prevalent, with over 18 million in need. Despite this, actions taken by FAO show that...
15 June 2022
FAO launched the Dairy Industry Development Project in Afghanistan in 2014 to target some of the poorest families in order to reduce their vulnerability to climate change. The country’s four dairy unions, supported by FAO, currently have 3771 registered members (1690 of them youth). Approximately 48.74 percent (1640) of the...
14 June 2022
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed an unprecedented $150 million contribution from the World Bank to provide critical livelihood and life-saving assistance to the most vulnerable rural populations in Afghanistan, while boosting local food production and smallholder resilience.
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