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By Rodgers Mwandira, family farmer from Mzimba, Malawi I’m 42 years old and married to Harriet who is 41 years. I have seven children – four girls and three boys, the first born being a 23-year-old daughter and last born is a son, aged four. I’m from Mswamphira village, in Traditional...
23/10/2014 --Suivant la planification établie lors du lancement du Programme, en 2013, trois campagnes successives devront être menées à terme pour venir à bout de l’invasion acridienne déclarée calamité nationale par le Gouvernement malgache en novembre 2012. Les opérations de la deuxième campagne antiacridienne de ce Programme triennal de réponse...
17 October 2014, Rome - The public sector must pursue integrated rural development as the basis for modernized and commercial agriculture, former President of the Republic of Ghana John Kufuor said at FAO yesterday a meeting with its Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, yesterday. “The public sector should provide the environment for...
Conakry, 17 October 2014 – The Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have initiated on 14 October 2014 a rapid assessment of the impact of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak on agriculture and food security. Guinea is...
16 October  2014, Rome - Nine out of ten of the world's 570 million farms are managed by families, making the family farm the predominant of agriculture, and consequently a potentially crucial agent of change in achieving sustainable food security and in eradicating hunger in the future, according to a...
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