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 - Extreme weather conditions during Syria's seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year ...read more
09/10/2018
 - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are launching an innovative joint project to rebuild ...read more
19/04/2018
 - As South Sudan grapples with the consequences of long-term conflict, the distribution of essential items like food to mitigate shocks to the most vulnerable is no ...read more
05/02/2018
 - Food insecurity in conflict-stricken countries continues to deteriorate, meaning humanitarian efforts to provide affected communities with food relief and livelihood support remain extremely critical, FAO and ...read more
29/01/2018
 - Key points: The agricultural production is expected to be overall average to above-average in West Africa and the Sahel. Fodder deficits persist in the extreme North-East of Chad, ...read more
31/10/2017
 - Amid rising violence and displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 7.7 million people face acute hunger - a 30 percent increase over the last year, ...read more
14/08/2017
 - Update on response by the two agencies and challenges faced. Joint WFP and FAO presentation by Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergencies, FAO and Arif Husain, Chief ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Preventing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen urgently requires intensified humanitarian support and further funding. That was the message of an event hosted by the UN's Food and Agriculture ...read more
06/07/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka hit large swaths of cropping areas in the country. This development means that food security of ...read more
23/06/2017