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FAO Welcomes UN Security Council Recognition of Conflict-Famine Link

Photo: ©FAO/Francis Muana

A famine was declared in parts of South Sudan in February this year, after conflict broke out in the world’s newest nation in December 2013.

17 August 2017, Rome – The UN Food and Agriculture …

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Children at the IDP camp in Kitchanga, North Kivu, DRC. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

7.7 million in DRC face “acute hunger” UN agencies warn

Around 7.7 million people in the Democratic …

Zeaiter, Raeli signs 'strengthening and enhancing quality olive oil chain in Lebanon' operational agreement

NNA – In a press release by the Italian Embassy in Beirut, it said: “Minister of Agriculture, Ghazi Zeaiter, and the Director of the International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) Bari, Maurizio Raeli, …

The refugee scandal unfolding in Uganda

Uganda, the country with the world’s fastest growing refugee burden, is failing to secure the help it needs to care for those forced across the border from South Sudan by war and hunger.

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World urged to take action on “forgotten” food crisis in DRC

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Children at the IDP camp in Kitchanga, North Kivu, DRC. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The international community is being urged not to forget the millions of people in the Democratic Republic …

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