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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...
NEWS | 06 November 2018

Susan joined the Kalobeyei traders programme that is building business skills and creating new opportunities for communities hosting refugees in Kenya

Susan Amekwi has just completed distributing highly nutritious flour to refugee families in Village 2 of Kalobeyei settlement in northern Kenya. She is a trader, one of 17 Kenyan host community traders contracted by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Kalobeyei, with the support of the EU Trust...

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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