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FAO report stresses need to increase agricultural productivity

Some 153 million people, representing about 26 percent of the population above 15 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa, suffered from severe food insecurity in 2014-15, according to a new FAO report. The...

17 November 2016, Rome -- Recognizing the disproportionate burden that climate change places on small island developing states (SIDS), FAO will support six African island nations in their efforts to make their agriculture more resilient to climate shocks and boost economic...

New agreement aims to ensure capacity development, farmers’ access to productive resources, knowledge exchange

Empowering rural women is key to boosting rural economies and reducing poverty. Women weighing vegetables before sale in Krishi Vigyan Kendras, India. India's Self Employed...

28 July 2016, Rome - With only a few weeks before land preparation begins for the next main cropping season, some 23 million people in Southern Africa urgently need support to produce enough food to feed themselves and thus avoid being...

FAO and Norway have agreed to continue an already fruitful cooperation in the strategic areas of fisheries, the right to food, climate-smart agriculture, deforestation, gender equity and food loss and waste.

An agreement signed today by FAO Director-General José Graziano da...

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