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Shimbwe Juu, a small Chagga community village on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro follows a traditional agroforestry system called “Kihamba” but the system was facing serious threats before receiving support through the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) programme...

Water is essential for agricultural production and food security.  It is the lifeblood of ecosystems, including forests, lakes and wetlands, on which the food and nutritional security of present and future generations depends on. Yet, our freshwater resources are dwindling...

Rome - The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the only way to ensure a lasting solution is to address these including through...

The heads of FAO and UNFCCC met on 21 March with FAO Permanent Representatives to discuss current collaboration as the two organizations join forces to support countries in meeting the commitments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. 

Patricia Espinosa, Executive...

Rome - FAO and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have agreed to cooperate more closely to support sustainable rice production in developing countries to improve food security and livelihoods while safeguarding natural resources.An...

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