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Saida Yusuf Ismail, a farmer, poses for a photograph as she holds a papaya in her farm in Banaaney, Jowhar. FAO is working closely with the European Union to help contribute to the development of inclusive and competitive value chains in the Southern and Central regions of Somalia by supporting farmers. Both the government and private sectors are able to achieve enhanced agricultural production, access to markets and enable a conducive business environment. Arete/FAO