Climate-Smart Agriculture

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Greater efficiency and sustainability in Tajikistan’s agriculture sector are the focus of a new cooperation agreement between FAO and the Government of Tajikistan. The FAO Country Programming Framework for Tajikistan, signed by both parties this week, outlines three main areas...

More than half of the total population of Yemen — some 14.4 million people — are food insecure, as ongoing conflict and import restrictions have reduced the availability of essential foods and sent prices soaring. The number of food insecure...

Madagascar is currently the 5th worldwide among countries most exposed to risks due to climate change and the first country in Africa exposed. For 30 years since 1980, natural hazards including droughts, earthquakes, epidemics, floods, cyclones and extreme temperatures, caused...

The Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DfID) and FAO are strengthening their partnership with a new agreement that will benefit future collaborations on a multitude of fronts. "FAO and DFID share a vision for a world where...

Ask 90-year-old Rammitsane Matela how climate conditions have changed over the years for the farmers in the fields of rural Lesotho and he does not need to stretch his memory far to find the answer. "Heavy rains and drought are things...

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