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The year’s theme is “Bee Engaged” with a specific focus on bee production and good practices adopted by beekeepers to support their livelihoods and deliver good quality products. On the occasion of the third observance of World Bee Day, FAO, in partnership with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), the...
The meetings of the subsidiary bodies of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture have been postponed until further notice. As a consequence of the postponement of the meetings of the Commission’s intergovernmental technical working groups, its Group of National Focal Points for Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture and...
FAO illuminated its headquarters in Rome yesterday evening with the green-white-red colours of the Italian "Tricolore" flag, as a sign of solidarity with its host country as it fights the Covid-19 pandemic. The light will stay on until the crisis ends.Since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, FAO has...
21 March is the International Day of Forests, and this year’s theme, ‘Forests and biodiversity’, raises awareness of how forests are vital for plant and animal species, providing a home to an estimated 80 percent of life on land. Biodiversity also helps forests adapt and survive in the face of pressures...
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