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Climate Change
7 March 2013

In rural central and western Tunisia many families struggle to put food on the table every day. As many as 78 percent of the population can barely afford to produce or buy their food. With climate change making its fierce mark on the area, WFP and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) designed a joint project to assist small-scale farmers and help them establish small agricultural businesses.

Refugees and IDPs
29 December 2011

Iraqi painter and arts professor Mohammed Abdul Kareem recently showed his work at an exhibition in Shousha camp in southern Tunisia where more than 3,600 people from over 30 countries await resettlement. The camp had received over this year tens of thousands of migrant workers, and sometimes professionals like Abdul Kareem, who fled the violence in Libya last February. The majority have returned home, those who remain are facing their second exile; like Abdul Kareem, they cannot go back to their countries.

Refugees and IDPs
15 December 2011

Jedi and Abdulkadir are two Somali refugees from Mogadishu who had been working in Libya for a few years before having to flee after violence erupted earlier this year. They both share the burden of exile and high hopes for a future that can erase their tragic past.