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150 bulls distributed to Borno’s youth to provide them with a much-needed source of income and prevent radicalization
NEWS | 15 March 2019

150 bulls distributed to Borno’s youth to provide them with a much-needed source of income and prevent radicalization

Youth in Borno – Nigeria’s worst affected northeastern state – have had their livelihoods uprooted due to a decade-long crisis. In response to the overwhelming recovery needs of livestock-based households in the State, FAO is collaborating with the European Union to reestablish livelihoods in the sector. On 13 February, UN...
Ishara Baraka, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, prepares a garden behind her house in Kalobeyei settlement in northern Kenya. @WFP/Martin Karimi.
NEWS | 12 June 2018

Helping refugees in Kalobeyei Settlement to grow their own food

Ishara Baraka scoops mounds of manure and diligently mixes it with the soil. She is preparing a garden behind her house in Kalobeyei settlement in readiness for planting. “Back home, I was a farmer. Here, I intend to plant cowpeas and vegetables such as amaranth and okra,” said Ishara, a...

Children enjoying their school meal in Kalobeyei settlement primary school
NEWS | 05 January 2018

Feeding dreams for thousands of pupils in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement

The European Union and the World Food Programme (WFP) provide a daily hot meal to pupils, many of whom fled conflict in South Sudan.

Kalobeyei settlement, north-west of Kakuma refugee camps, is now home to 38,000 people, most of whom...

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