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VIII International Congress on Cactus Pear and Cochineal

The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), FAO---ICARDA Cactusnet and the Department of Agricultural and forestry Science of the University of Palermo (IT), jointly with the Department of Science for Nature and Environmental Resources / University of Sassari...[En savoir plus]

Des villes plus vertes en Afrique

Africa's urban population is growing faster than that of any other region, but many of its cities are not keeping pace with the increasing demand for food that comes with that growth. A new FAO publication says policymakers need to act now to steer urbanization toward healthy,...[En savoir plus]

Learning from others: Banana wilt control in Eastern DRC

Despite efforts to control the disease for almost ten years, Banana Bacterial Wilt (or BXW as it is known) continues to ravage banana fields in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), especially in the North and South Kivu neighbourhoods. At the same time the disease has...[En savoir plus]

Strong support for horticulture development in Africa

African governments should promote sustainable small-scale horticulture in rural, urban and peri-urban areas, in order to boost consumption of fruit and vegetables across the region. That was one of the key recommendations of the Anglophone African Regional Workshop on Promotion...[En savoir plus]

International Symposium on Urban and Peri-Urban Horticulture (UPH) in the Century of Cities

The First International Symposium on Urban and Peri-Urban Horticulture (UPH) in the Century of Cities held on 6-9 December 2010 in Dakar, Senegal attracted more than 200 participants from 39 countries of Africa, America, Asia and Europe. The symposium was convened and jointly...[En savoir plus]

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