FAO in Afghanistan

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26 October 2022
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) delegation headed by Richard Trenchard, FAO Representative in Afghanistan on 21 September 2022 inaugurated the distribution of animal feed, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) grant, in Faizabad district of Badakhshan. Around 100 livestock-keeping households were provided with 200 kg...
16 October 2022
16 October 2022, Kabul-Afghanistan: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today globally marks World Food Day (WFD) with the theme ‘leave no one behind’ to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger as well as for the need to ensure healthy diets for...
25 September 2022
Afghanistan has been traditionally mountainous, agricultural and grassland country. The rangelands, (defined as land with the main vegetation containing pasture, herbs, shrubs, wildlife, soils, minerals, and low-growing trees), are a source of livelihood for rural communities. It provides firewood and medicinal plants, habitat for wildlife as well as helps to...
25 August 2022
A new $80 million grant from the United States of America is an important step-forward in the work of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support farmers and agriculture in Afghanistan as they struggle to produce food, build resilience and achieve food security in the...
21 August 2022
Farmers across Afghanistan have been greatly affected by the multitude of crises that have affected the country in recent years. From conflict to climate change, many are struggling to make ends meet. However, there are some positive stories of success despite all the challenges. A two-hour drive from the northern city...
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