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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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Graziano da Silva says countries and rural communities need support to combat antimicrobial resistance

30 May 2018, Rome - Antimicrobials are important to safeguard the health of humans and animals, but these medicines need to be used responsibly, including in the agricultural sectors, FAO Read more »

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Incorporating biodiversity as a priority in agriculture can yield multiple benefits
29 May 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called for transformative changes in how we produce our food, grounded in sustainable agricultural systems capable of producing Read more »