Food Crisis



  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-26 08:20

    ‘WH statement reveals US complicity in Saudi crimes in Yemen’

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi, condemned the recent statement of White House with anti-Iran claims in support of Saudi Arabia’s crimes in Yemen.

  • FAO 2017-10-11 13:56

    FAO highlights rural-urban connections to reduce hunger

    TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (MNA) – Millions of young people in developing countries who are poised to enter the labour force in the coming decades need not flee rural areas to escape poverty, argues a new FAO report published today.

  • FAO 2017-08-20 14:52


    World facing worst food crisis in 70 year

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected countries.

  • زندگی روزمره در مناطق جنگی سوریه 2017-07-24 11:50


    6.9mn Syrians still uncertain about next meal

    TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – Food security in parts of Syria is slightly better than the same time last year due to an improved security situation and enhanced access to humanitarian assistance, but the overall situation remains far worse than before the war, two UN agencies warned.

  • wheat 2017-06-14 16:24


    Iran’s 2017 wheat output to exceed five-year average by 25%

    TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) – In its latest quarterly report, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) points to stability in Iran’s wheat production in 2017 and the possibility to reach a yield of 13.5 million tons.

  • WFP 2017-05-06 21:18


    Hunger increases immigration flow, armed conflict

    ROME, May 06 (MNA) – The World Food Program (WFP) indicated that there is close link between the increased hunger, the immigration flow and armed conflict.

  • fao 2017-04-04 21:46

    FAO: Conflicts impose $16bn losses to Syrian agricultural sector

    TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (MNA) – In addition to the severe human suffering, war in Syria has imposed more than $16 billion of lost crop and livestock production and destroyed farming assets, FAO’s latest report says.

  • FAO in Africa 2017-04-03 19:19

    Global food insecurity worsening; 108mn close to starvation

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises released in Brussels with FAO’s contribution.

  • food crisis 2016-12-10 10:10

    Urgent food aid needed in 39 countries, says FAO

    ROME, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Urgent food aid is needed in 39 countries  to face the lack of food caused by internal conflicts and meteorological phenomena, informed the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

  • UN 2016-12-06 10:15

    UN warns on complex global humanitarian situation

    NEW YORK, Dec. 06 (MNA) – Wars, political instability and the actions by terrorist groups increase human suffering to unprecedented levels in the last 7 decades, United Nations stated Monday.

  • FAO 2016-01-27 15:10

    FAO appeals for $87mn to support 3mn Syrians

    TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) – With the war in Syria now approaching its sixth year, agricultural production has plummeted and food supplies are at an all-time low, pushing millions of people into hunger, FAO report says.

  • FAO 2015-12-08 11:13

    Food crisis hitting Ukraine, says FAO

    ROME, Dec. 08 (MNA) – Some 230,000 families in eastern Ukraine live in limit situations as they lack nutrients and other elemental resources, reported the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.