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Fighting against drought-induced hunger: FAO provides rural households in Somalia with cash livestock and agricultural support
 - 01/12/2021 - Sureedo lives on her farm in Qoordumey village, Dolow, Somalia. She grows fruits and vegetables with her family and was among the 2 500 rural farming households affected by the ...read more

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New UN report: Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean rose by 13.8 million people in just one year
 - 30/11/2021 - A joint publication of FAO, IFAD, PAHO/WHO, WFP and UNICEF. Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean is at its highest point since 2000, after a 30 percent increase in the ...read more
Beyond prestige: FAO Livestock Show in Kuajok promotes commercialization of cows sheep and goats
 - 26/11/2021 - After the suspension of livestock shows due to the pandemic, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has resumed activities in South Sudan.  With funding from the Government ...read more
FAO’s farmer field schools improve animal husbandry practices for women
 - 26/11/2021 - Livestock keeping has become more challenging for vulnerable farmers in rural areas of Syria. Animal feed is difficult to source or expensive; treatments and vaccinations for animals are not available; ...read more
Horn of Africa: “We want to prevent as many people as possible from having to rely solely on food assistance”
 - 25/11/2021 - Interview with Carla Mucavi, FAO Representative in Kenya. Carla Mucavi, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation’s Representative in Kenya, stresses the need to urgently scale up efforts to ...read more
A new partnership between FAO and the Qatar Fund for Development targets food insecurity in Somalia
 - 25/11/2021 - $1.7 million Qatari contribution aims to enhance smallholder agriculture and livestock production through climate-resilient anticipatory action. Efforts to help vulnerable rural communities in Somalia achieve food security and build up resilience ...read more
FAO delivers emergency fodder seeds to vulnerable livestock farmers in Lesotho
 - 23/11/2021 - The high-quality animal fodder seeds will reach 1 200 livestock farmers to restore their livelihoods. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with financial support from the World ...read more
La MINUSMA soutient la FAO afin d’améliorer les espaces pastoraux au Mali et de renforcer la cohésion sociale
 - 23/11/2021 - Au Mali, la région de Mopti s’impose comme la zone d’élevage par excellence, où le phénomène de transhumance est le système d’élevage le plus pratiqué par les communautés rurales. En ...read more
USD 5 million food-security boost for Yemen’s smallholder farmers
 - 22/11/2021 - Saudi Arabia's King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has contributed USD 5 million to bolster FAO's emergency activities in Yemen aimed at providing critical, life-saving food security and ...read more
‘Extremely worrying’ severe drought grips most of Somalia as seasonal rains fail a third time
 - 22/11/2021 - Most parts of the country are now experiencing a severe drought which has already had a devastating impact on rural livelihoods in the south. Somalia is enduring its third consecutive poor ...read more
Afghanistan - to avert a catastrophe agricultural assistance is urgently needed
 - 19/11/2021 - Farmers and herders are vital if the country is to climb out of a hunger trap, says FAO. As the Afghan people confront widespread drought, the collapse of rural livelihoods and ...read more
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