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Conservation agriculture: step-by-step - INFOGRAPHIC
 - 25/04/2014 - Conservation agriculture includes the following steps: Step 1: Field layout Step 2: Digging the planting basins Step 3: Adding fertilizer and/or compost Step 4: Planting Step 5: Manual weeding and thinning Step 6: Top dressing for ...read more

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The 3 principles of conservation agriculture - INFOGRAPHIC
 - 13/03/2014 - Conservation agriculture systems utilize soils for the production of crops with the aim of reducing excessive mixing of the soil and maintaining crop residues on the soil surface in order ...read more
South Sudan Early Warning Outlook – January 2014
 - 06/03/2014 - Following the outbreak of the conflict, the Integrated Phase Classification undertaken by the Food Security and Livelihood Cluster indicated up to 7 million people in South Sudan are estimated to ...read more
Conservation agriculture: an overview - INFOGRAPHIC
 - 13/02/2014 - Adapting our farming system to ensure a sustainable future We must protect the envireonment that feeds us. We must protect our families. While we have produced food crops through conventional tillage ...read more
Typhoon Haiyan at a glance - INFOGRAPHIC (updated)
 - 27/01/2014 - FAO in emergencies' infographic uses the latest information gathered by FAO, as well as OCHA and the Government of the Philippines on the impact of Typhoon Haiyan. Find data on ...read more
Syria crisis, neighbouring countries - Top three priorities
 - 08/06/2013 - FAO seeks USD 30.1 million, within the framework of the Regional Response Plan 5, to address critical needs in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey resulting from the crisis in Syria. Prevent ...read more
Syria - Top five priorities
 - 07/06/2013 - To provide urgent support to Syria, FAO seeks USD 41.7 million within the Revised 2013 Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan (SHARP). Top five priorities for Syria: Support to 2013 wheat planting – ...read more
Building capacity in West Bank and Gaza Strip for emergency livestock interventions
 - 05/06/2013 - FAO Office for West Bank and Gaza Strip and the Animal Production and Health Division joined efforts for the organization of two 3-day Training courses on Livestock Emergency Guidelines and ...read more
Disaster Preparedness in Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica
 - 27/05/2013 - In recent years, floods, landslides, droughts and hurricanes have crippled agricultural production in the Caribbean, where agriculture is the main livelihood activity for a significant number of people. To strengthen ...read more
Using digital pen technology to monitor livestock diseases in Kenya - CASE STUDY
 - 26/10/2012 - The management of livestock diseases is of critical importance if Kenya is going to combat rising levels of poverty in its arid lands and capitalize on its huge livestock resource. ...read more
A radio based training course to support dairy farmers in Kenya - CASE STUDY
 - 21/10/2012 - Based on a study which showed that 70% of dairy farmers in the high potential areas of Kenya had no access to education or extension messages on dairy production, an ...read more
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