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New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems

14 June 2019, Rome – FAO today welcomed a decision by the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to provide $179 million to support the UN agency’s work with countries worldwide at the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.&n…

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Environment and Disasters News 9 May 2019 Militant attacks complicate cyclone response in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado ‘There was no one coming to help me and my family… so I had to do something’

Floodwaters from Cyclone Kenneth have receded, but damaged roads and bridges are keeping relief teams from reaching thousands still in need. To make matters worse, recent sporadic violence in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado has interrupt…