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Rome - European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet was named Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Goodwill Ambassador today, the International Day of Human Space Flight.

Pesquet will help FAO raise awareness about the importance of transforming the world's agri-food systems,...

Bangkok FAO formally joined the Sustainable Rice Platform, a global multi‐stakeholder alliance of more than 100 institutional members from the public, private, research, civil society and financial sectors.

The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) works with partners to transform the global rice sector...

Rome – Productivity gains, good governance and a coordinated holistic policy framework are the three major entry points for action to address water and climate-related challenges in agriculture, QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...

Available data shows that increased occurrence of climate-related disasters is the new normal. Smallholder farmers and small-scale producers, the backbone of global food security and important stewards of land and water resources, are among those most vulnerable...

Last September in Senegal, more rain fell in a single day than in the usual 3-month rainy season. Intense rain in shorter periods of time followed by a longer dry season are the effects of climate change and ultimately result...

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