FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

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Healthy diets for a growing, increasingly urban population in the presence of water scarcity and advancing climate change necessitate urgent changes and transformations in the agrifood systems of the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Healthy diets for a growing, increasingly urban population in the presence of water scarcity and...
Background: FAO’s Regional Innovation Flagship (RIF) implemented under the Regional Initiative for Small-Scale Family Farming is striving to leverage innovative technologies and approaches to transform food systems in the Near East and North Africa (NENA). The goal is to achieve food security and healthy diets for all while safeguarding the natural...
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. According to the World Health Organization, about 37 percent of women in the Arab States have been subjected to violence at some point of their lives. In the environments in which FAO and...
The water scarcity challenge in the Arab Region is more pressing now than ever before. Declining water quality and quantity, decreasing groundwater levels, increasing population and urbanization, and climate change pose serious threats for countries in the region to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and uphold the basic human...
The FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa is initiating the FAORNE Dialogues on Trade (DOT) series. Simultaneous interpretation in Arabic, English and French will be provided. Objectives of the Dialogue The dialogue would provide a platform for: i)                   Highlighting the importance of trade for transforming agri-food systems, in general, and...
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