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Worst Desert Locust outbreak in decades

As the situation continues to deteriorate in the Horn of Africa, FAO warns there’s a growing risk the pests could migrate to more countries.

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Our future depends on biodiversity

We need to preserve it to ensure healthy and nutritious food for everyone.

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What farmers can do for plant protection

If you are a farmer or work in agribusiness, here are four actions you can do to protect plant health.

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Urban Food Actions Platform

Explore the Urban Food Actions Platform to find out more about how to nourish growing and increasingly-urban communities.

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From the DG
Research and agricultural innovation in Lao People’s Democratic Republic benefiting smallholders

While Lao PDR is a comparatively small country in Asia it has an impressive track record in agricultural research and recent organic innovation.

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Pulses: nutritious food for a sustainable future

Read all about numerous benefits of these edible seeds, as FAO observes the World Pulses Day.

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Digital Agriculture

Innovating for our future of food and agriculture

Examples of how rural smallholders can scale up successful techniques in areas such as forecasting, pest control, farm credit and new marketable crops, underscoring how...

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Philippines
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Chile
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Mexico
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Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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Algeria
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Tunisia
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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