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The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) QU Dongyu yesterday highlighted that this meeting has the historic task at hand: formulating a global response to the crisis of biodiversity for food and agriculture. Speaking at the opening of the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the Global Crop Diversity Trust are co-organizing a two-day Symposium that will bring together technical experts and stakeholders working on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA)...
FAO Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GSBI) and the Science-Policy Interface of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (SPI UNCCD) are honoured to invite you to the Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity...
For the love of pulses!
09 February 2021
Red, green, white, black, brown… name a colour and we can give you a pulse! And what exactly is a pulse, you might ask? Well, pulses are a sub-group of legumes that are harvested for their dry seeds. Beans, lentils and peas are commonly known pulses. 
FAO’s Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses issues related to the management of biodiversity of relevance to food and agriculture, including invertebrate pollinators. In view of raising awareness of the importance of pollinators, promoting their uptake in projects and policies and strengthening potential collaboration between FAO...
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