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FAO hosts an high-level seminar with indigenous experts from seven regions to analyze indigenous food systems

9 November 2018, Rome - Indigenous Food systems and indigenous traditional knowledge have survived hundreds and sometimes thousands of years, therefore they may have some of the answers we are Read more »

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Briefing to UN Permanent Representatives in New York on food security, migration

6 November 2018, New York - The international community is failing to end hunger, evidenced by the tragic crisis in Yemen, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Read more »

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FAO to open an International Centre of Excellence in Agriculture Innovation and Rural Development in Beijing

2 November 2018, Changsha CHINA - Government representatives attending the Ministerial Forum on South-South Cooperation in Agriculture have today committed to greater South-South cooperation on agriculture and rural development to Read more »

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World's biggest region at serious risk of missing 2030 targets to end all forms of malnutrition-from hunger to obesity


2 November 2018, Bangkok/Rome - Four specialized agencies of the United Nations today warned of a colossal human loss to Asia and the Pacific and its economies if Read more »

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FAO Director-General urges parliamentarians from all over the world to place food security and nutrition at the top of the political agenda

29 October 2018, Madrid – It is essential that parliaments around the world act without delay to adapt and improve legal, political and institutional frameworks to [...]

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