FAO in Afghanistan

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22 July 2021
Beads of sweat run down through the wrinkles of Khialy Gul’s forehead. He is harvesting his wheat field today in Nawju village in the Nangarhar province of eastern Afghanistan. “We received this support when we were in need,” emphasizes the Afghan farmer, as he wipes off the sweat of the...
24 June 2021
Sweden’s International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and FAO are reinforcing their partnership through an innovative long-term development programme to build resilience at community and ecosystems level, boost local rural economies in conjunction with the ongoing humanitarian response, and contribute to building peace in Afghanistan. “The new Climate Resilient Ecological and Agriculture...
17 June 2021
FAO is promoting high conservation value forest species to help contain deforestation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Paktia province Situated in eastern Afghanistan, Paktia province used to be renowned by its pine nut forests. But since the outbreak of the war with the Soviet Union in 1979, illegal logging has...
10 May 2021
FAO to assist 245 000 marginal and food insecure people across Afghanistan thanks to UN CERF time-critical funding The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is supporting FAO in its efforts to anticipate the negative effects on livestock production...
04 May 2021
New EUR 2 million intervention to assist 88 200 people in four provinces through anticipatory actions to prevent massive loss of livestock due to La Niña induced drought 4 May 2021, Kabul – The European Union humanitarian aid agency and FAO will be partnering to anticipate the expected impacts of La Niña induced...