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FAO supports Syrians and local farmers through Farmer Field Schools : FAO in Emergencies

An inauguration ceremony was held to launch a Farmer Field Schools (FFSs) initiative to support Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs), refugees and Turkish citizens...

Food and nutrition security in times of drought is key to achieving peace in the Horn of Africa  : FAO in Emergencies

Over the past five decades, the Horn of Africa has seen a continuous stream of both natural and man-made shocks. Combined with poor governance...

The invasive prosopis tree: turning a livelihood menace into a source of income in Somaliland : FAO in Emergencies

Prosopis julifora is a tree dreaded across the Horn of Africa. Prosopis has the ability to outcompete other trees and vegetation, deplete water sources...

FAO honored by minting of special coin in India

India's commemorative 75-rupee coin.18/10/2020 RomeIndia has minted a commemorative coin to celebrate World Food Day and the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization. FAO...

As FAO turns 75 its mission to end hunger and nourish the world is as relevant today as ever : FAO in Emergencies

Today, World Food Day marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Born on the wake of catastrophe...

On World Food Day, Asia-Pacific countries consider bold plan to recover from COVID-19 and eradicate hunger

16/10/2020 BangkokEvery year, FAO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific celebrates the importance of World Food Day. This year, given the COVID-19 global pandemic...

UN Agencies among partners supporting ASEAN moves to strengthen social protection systems for inclusive and resilient COVID-19 response and recovery

15/10/2020 Jakarta/BangkokRepresentatives from various sectoral bodies in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) met virtually Thursday for a high-level roundtable to discuss accelerated actions to...

Protecting livestock herders and markets in times of COVID-19 : FAO in Emergencies

FAO has been working to support vulnerable farmers in Afghanistan and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in agricultural markets across the country. At Jalalabad’s livestock market,...

2.1 million people expected to face acute hunger : FAO in Emergencies

Despite some improvement in the overall food security and nutrition situation in Somalia, 2.1 million Somalis could face acute hunger in the absence of humanitarian...

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