Developing capacity for strengthening food security and nutrition

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2 April 2021 | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – The tree planting ceremony was held at the school named after Zhumataev, located in the village of Erkin-Sai of Panfilov district of the Kyrgyz Republic. This event was attended by the representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Regional Development, the Ministry of Education and Science, the World Food Programme...


Social protection has a critical role to play in reducing poverty, improving food and nutrition security, and stimulating inclusive economic growth in rural areas. However, social protection alone cannot address all the risks and challenges faced by vulnerable rural populations. Integrated interventions have shown greater impacts than stand-alone social protection or agricultural measures in assisting rural poor to overcome...

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23 October 2020 | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – FAO is planting 10 000 raspberry seedlings at the Chui boarding school for orphans and children left without parental care.

This activity is under the continuing support of the FAO Russian-funded project “Developing capacity for strengthening food security and nutrition in selected countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia” to develop school gardens...

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Consolidating social and agricultural approaches with advanced nutrition

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How supporting local agri-entrepreneurs has enhanced migrants’ resilience to the COVID-19 crisis

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