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Talks focus on sustainable rural development as a key response to conflict and distress migration

18 June 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met European Parliament President Antonio Tajani for talks focused on ways to jointly tackle the root causes that [...]

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FAO warns that this trend undermines efforts to end hunger and poverty

12 June 2018, Rome - After years of steady decline, child labour in agriculture has started to rise again in recent years driven in part by an increase in conflicts [...]

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FAO, IFAD and WFP sign new Memorandum of Understanding in Rome

6 June 2018, Rome - The three United Nations agencies tasked with ending hunger and boosting rural development have committed to strengthening their collaboration to help countries achieve the Sustainable Read more »

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More countries sign up to block vessels carrying illegal catches

5 June 2018, Rome - A growing number of countries are signing up to a global agreement that helps stop illegal fishing, as the international community today marks the first Read more »

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FAO and Rabobank renew partnership to help smallholders participate in agribusiness boom

1 June 2018, Utrecht, the Netherlands - Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to play a major role.

Without policies and partnerships that enable smallholder [...]

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