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  1. Fundamental Shift In MENA Drought Management Needed: UNFAO

    15 Jun 2018- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a new re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  2. UNFAO Distributes 50 Drip Irrigation Systems to Small Farms in Ukraine

    20 Feb 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report KYIV Open for Business The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) distributed 50 drip irrigation kits to small farmers in conflict-affected Donetsk and Luhansk regions on February 16. 2018. Each beneficiary far ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2018 - 10:21

  3. UN Food Agency Heads Call for Investment to Address Root Causes of Hunger. Trump-Nominated WFP Chief Beasley Slams Saudi Role in Yemen Crisis

    5 Sep 2017- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The heads of the three food agencies of the United Nations (UN) this week made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people’s resilience to drought an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2017 - 11:06

  4. Caribbean Countries Must Improve Capacity to Deal With Drought, Extreme Weather Events: FAO

    23 Jun 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRIDGETOWN, Barbados With climate change expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean region, countries there must enhance their capability to deal with these extreme weather-r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 10:47

  5. Egypt's Per Capita Water Share Decreases as Consumption Increases

    24 May 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Even though the amount of produced fresh water in Egypt increased by 0.9 percent in 2012/2013, consumption increased by a much greater rate of 10.04 percent, state news agency MENA reported on Mo ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 08:51

  6. US to Provide Another $155 Million for Humanitarian Aid to Iraqis

    11 Apr 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The United States will provide an additional $155 million USD in humanitarian assistance for displaced and conflict-affected Iraqis within Iraq and throughout the region, US Secretary of State Jo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 10:36

  7. Central Asia Faces Water Crisis in 35 years

    8 Sep 2015- 10:39 by Local Press Report FRIBOURG AzerNews Central Asia states may also face sharp decreases in water supply in about 35 years as a result of global warming and drought estimates professor Martin Hoelzle of the Alpine Cryosphere and Geomorp ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2015 - 10:39

  8. UN to Develop Open-Access Database for Agricultural Water Use

    25 Aug 2015- 09:14 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM United Nations News Centre At the start of the World Water Week conference in Stockholm, Sweden, the United Nations agriculture agency yesterday announced that it would develop a new open-access data port ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2015 - 09:14

  9. Kenya Pledges Action on Food Insecurity

    19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government will implement a series of strategic interventions to contain the food crisis caused by drought, market volatility and population growth, senior government officials said o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 10:01