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The lurking menace of weeds
03 September 2009
Farmers' enemy No. 1 --- Today more than a billion people in the world are hungry, the result of flawed policies mainly, but also of wars and revolutions and of natural hazards like floods, droughts, pests and diseases compounded, nowadays,...
Calls for eradication of hunger by 2025 and for more investment in agriculture --- FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf has invited governments around the world to participate in negotiations to agree on a declaration for adoption by the World Summit of...
Emerging leaders representing three billion people - the children and youth of the planet - will converge on the Republic of Korea to voice their demands for action on climate change at the Copenhagen meeting. FAO with other partners is supporting...
Reaching a deal by the time the meeting ends on December 18 will depend not only on political negotiations but also on public pressure. To do this, the United Nations has launched “Seal the Deal”, a campaign that encourages users...
Every year fires affect an estimated 350 million hectares of land, with damage to property, livelihoods and frequently loss of life. Uncontrolled vegetation fires also contribute to global warming, air pollution, desertification and loss of biodiversity. Fire prevention is one...