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FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease

Agriculture, Featured April 16, 2014 at 09:30

FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease / Following its spread to Africa and the Middle East, Fusarium wilt TR4 increases the risks to livelihoods and […]

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FOOD SECURITY: Locust warning for northwest Africa

FOOD SECURITY: Locust warning for northwest Africa

Featured, Humanitarian, Research October 30, 2012 at 11:37

Swarms of desert locusts are likely to migrate to Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco in the coming weeks from West Africa and the Sahel region, says the UN Food and […]

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New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

Agriculture, Featured, Humanitarian October 23, 2012 at 15:41

FAO has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel in West Africa in the coming weeks. The four […]

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New food security and nutrition project for Egypt / Italy finances $3 million project

New food security and nutrition project for Egypt / Italy finances $3 million project

Featured, Financial Services, Humanitarian June 18, 2012 at 11:50

A new $3 million project that aims to improve food security and nutrition of women and young people in Egypt was announced today by FAO. The project is being financed […]

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World food stocks to rise, but hunger risks persist in Sahel, Near East / Food security worsening in Syria, Yemen, amid unrest, says FAO

World food stocks to rise, but hunger risks persist in Sahel, Near East / Food security worsening in Syria, Yemen, amid unrest, says FAO

Agriculture, Government, Humanitarian June 14, 2012 at 21:03

FAO’s quarterly forecast of agricultural production and food security gives an overall positive outlook for cereal production worldwide, but warns that several regions of the world are expected to struggle […]

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Libya and FAO renew commitment to develop the country’s agriculture and food security

Libya and FAO renew commitment to develop the country’s agriculture and food security

Libya and FAO have commited themselves to work together to develop the country’s agricultural sector and improve food security, signing a cooperation agreement at FAO headquarters. Under the agreement, Libya […]

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