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FAO reaches milestone in massive famine-prevention campaign in Somalia

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pushing forward with a massive campaign that has so far treated more than 12 million animals, protecting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of families who rely on their livestock’s meat and milk for survival.

UN Volunteers and FAO bolster their partnership

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FAO and the United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today aiming at scaling-up their collaboration and making rapid deployments easier.

Sri Lanka’s food production hit by extreme drought followed by floods

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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 report published today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

New Global Action Programme for SIDS countries addresses nutrition and climate change challenges

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The initiative was developed jointly by FAO, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (OHRLLS).

Canadian $50m for unique resilience programme

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Canadian support allows the United Nations’ food and agriculture agencies to embark on an unprecedented joint programme to work with vulnerable communities in three crisis-prone areas over five years to meet their immediate food needs and boost their resilience, while addressing the root causes of food insecurity.

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