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The agreement on ‘Strengthening climate resilience of communities for food and nutrition security' was signed on the side lines of last week's FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific, in Nadi by the Fiji Minister for Agriculture, Rural and...

We often talk about the future of food, but what about its history? In our day to day lives, we might not realize that some of our staple foods have come from extraordinary agricultural traditions that are deeply rooted in...

Rome - Solar powered irrigation systems are now an affordable and climate-friendly technology for both large and small-scale farmers in developing countries.  But they need to be adequately managed and regulated to avoid the risk of unsustainable water use, FAO stressed...

Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva called for healthier and more sustainable food systems, and said agroecology can contribute to such a transformation. José Graziano da Silva made the call during his opening remarks at the 2nd International Agroecology...

This month FAO welcomed the new Head of the Geospatial Unit, Douglas Muchoney and launched its website: ‘Geospatial information for sustainable food systems’. Both come at an opportune moment as FAO expands its work to implement appropriate geospatial solutions...