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Libya Warned of New Locust Alert

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel in West Africa in the coming weeks. The four countries are being urged to stand by to mobilize their field teams to detect the arrival of the […]

Libya: Govt and FAO Renew Commitment to Develop the Country’s Agriculture and Food Security

 Libya and FAO have commited themselves to work together to develop the country’s agricultural sector and improve food security, signing a cooperation agreement at FAO headquarters. Under the agreement, Libya will provide $71 million in funding needed to develop different areas, such as plant and animal health and production, pesticide management, seed development, natural resource […]

FAO inks two development agreements with Saudi Arabia, Libya

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed two agreements on Thursday worth a total of over USD 173 million with Saudi Arabia and Libya to bolster technical cooperation and support food security and the protection of natural resources in these nations. Saudi Arabia is to allocate USD 66.7 million to implement FAO’s technical assistance projects […]