FAO emergencies and resilience

News
Gaza: FAO contributes to fighting malnutrition and starvation
05/04/2024

From FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

News
Fighting animal diseases in Yemen
27/03/2024

Community animal health workers fill veterinary gaps left by the conflict

Highlights
In times of crisis, every seed counts

As conflict rages across Sudan, agriculture – a key pillar of food and income – is jeopardized for millions of people. Yet, some farmers have held the line.

18/02/2024

Discover Afghanistan's rural views in this engaging video, which showcases farmers' different perspectives.

19/03/2024

The food security situation in Gaza is catastrophic; famine is imminent in the Northern Governorates and there is a risk of famine across the rest of the Gaza Strip, according to a new report published March 18 by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) global initiative.

In focus
Anticipatory action

FAO is forging a way for a faster, more effective humanitarian system by shifting from disaster response to anticipation.

Social protection

Worldwide, 80 percent of the extreme poor live in rural areas. Of these, 76 percent work in agriculture, and a great share of them relies on subsistence farming.

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