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Iraq: Serious food security concerns due to conflict
"25 Jun 2014"
Iraq is facing serious food security concerns following the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the country, FAO warned today. Over 1 million people so far have fled ....
Agriculture Ministry Calls for Legalisation of Land Tenure
"25 Jun 2014"
The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation has called for the legalisation of land tenure in order to fully exploit Sudan's assets and create a favourable environment that ....
FAO's plan to combat desert locusts in Yemen discussed
"25 Jun 2014"
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) held on Wednesday a meeting at its Office in Sana'a to discuss the developments related to combating the desert locusts. ....
When a Slogan Becomes a Reality <br>   <span style="font-size: 0.7em;"> Egypt and FAO Ramp Up Support to South–South Cooperation</span>
"25 Jun 2014"
The Egyptian Government has renewed its commitment to support African countries’ efforts to achieve food security and improve agricultural and rural development at the 23rd session ....
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Malouma: A farmer from the desert (Wabonde village - Mauritania) Malouma: A farmer from the desert (Wabonde village - Mauritania) Malouma proudly demonstrates a small piece of land, which is barely little more than an area of a prayer rug, in which she succeeded in planting onions, tomatoes and garlic , thus ....
Georgette:  A Farmer from Akkar, Mountains of Lebanon Georgette: A Farmer from Akkar, Mountains of Lebanon Georgette returned to home and placed on the table various types of cheese and cold drinks that labelled on by the name of her company. The village of Halba has gained many traditi ....
 

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