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The new Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization website provides an overview of Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (SAM), describes technical aspects and explains FAO’s work in this area.   What is SAM?Sustainable mechanization is a means to an end. Farmers
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From 7 – 18 November, FAO hosted a training-of-trainers on its Pesticide Registration Toolkit. The toolkit is a web based handbook to support countries with limited resources in evaluating pesticides rigorously before they can be
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FAO report surveys risks in livestock production and sketches road map for mitigation
Mounting evidence that food systems may be major conduits of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) point to the need for greater vigilance over the way antibiotics are used on farms.
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By unlocking carbon credit markets, first-of-its-kind methodology looks to boost financing for smallholder farms, green the livestock sector
The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in internationalcarbon credit markets thanks to a new methodology that lets farmers and project designers reliably document how they are reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions -
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Milan Urban Food Policy Pact 2nd annual Mayors Summit and UN Habitat III Conference
In the last few months, sustainable food systems in city regions and urban food security have been at the heart of the discussions, mainly through two major events:  the 2nd annual Mayors Summit of the
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First salvo against plague affecting sheep and goats will focus on high-risk countries, build on 2011 eradication of rinderpest
The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) - also known as sheep and goat plague - a highly contagious viral animal disease
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FAO organized the international symposium on “The role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition” on 15-17 February 2016 at FAO headquarters, Rome. Proceedings of the symposium, edited by J. Ruane, J.D. Dargie
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New FAO Action Plan aims to help countries equip their agricultural sectors to respond to growing threat
FAO today pledged to help countries develop strategies for tackling the spread of antimicrobial resistance in their food supply chains, as governments prepare to debate the emerging challenge posed by medicine-resistant "superbugs" next week at
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FAO tool helps livestock farmers to improve productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
A new and interactive tool released by FAO allows farmers, policy makers and scientists to calculate meat, milk and eggs production as well as greenhouse-gas emissions from livestock to make the sector more productive and
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In September 2014 FAO convened a global symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition. This has been followed in 2015 by three regional meetings in Brazil, Senegal and Thailand. In order to continue to develop this regional approach a further
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