FAO in Afghanistan

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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.
09 May 2022
Kabul – Some 19.7 million people, almost half of Afghanistan’s population, are facing acute hunger according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis conducted in January and February 2022 by Food Security and Agriculture Cluster partners, including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations...
08 May 2022
Saeedullah, 25-year-old head of a seven-member family in Wama district of eastern Nuristan province, lives with his family under the old ceiling of a small dark room in Mandok village. The shelter, provided to him by the community members, is barely good to accommodate the family. Saeedullah’s family is lacking...