Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Syria

Unverified non-profit organisation

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – Syria, a country office of the Food and Agriculture Organization, assists in developing the food and agriculture sector in a way that meets Syria long term plans in human and economic development. FAO assistance is provided upon official Government requests in fields that fall within FAO mandate (agricultural policies and production, irrigation, food security, food legislation, natural resources conservation and environment). FAO’s present programmes in Syria include demonstrating and training farmers on available options for efficient water allocation and appropriate irrigation technology and practices, technical assistance in formulating an NPFS for achieving food security at both local and national levels and assisting Syria on the rinderpest dossier formulation . FAO is currently running an emergency operation providing food aid and vouchers to 100,000 people in Syria, affected by the unrest in the country.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

More than 1,000 million

About this organisation

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Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Middle East: Syrian Arab Republic

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Community development; Environment and all (5)