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World Food Day - Poster contest

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October, the day on which the Organization was founded in 1945. Theme for this year will raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farming by focusing world attention on its significant role in eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, in particular in rural areas.

FAO Provided 100,000 Doses of Vaccines for Livestock in IDP Camps and Hosting Communities
Friday, 11 July 2014 11:18

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) delivered 100,000 doses of Peste des Petits ruminants (PPR) vaccine to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Livestock Department last week. The vaccines are intended to help prevent the spread of PPR, which is an acute contagious small livestock disease, in the camps of the recently internally displaced persons (IDPs) and their hosting communities.

“Livestock health is essential to protect the livelihoods of both the IDPs and their hosting communities,” said FAO Representative in Pakistan, Patrick Evans.

Ten Communities in Sherani District Receive Grants for Water Infrastructure from Balochistan Agriculture Project (BAP), funded by USAID and Implemented by FAO
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 09:12

Ten community organizations in Sherani district of Balochistan received more than one million Rupees worth of grants from BAP in late June to finance various community-level water management infrastructures.

Efficient water resource management is one of the several priorities being addressed by BAP, where water is extremely scarce.

Each community organization received approximately PKR 100,000 from the project. The grants will enable the communities to rehabilitate or construct water reservoirs, channels, and dykes, level land, and


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