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 - 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 ...read more
25/04/2014
 - Highlights The Central African Republic (CAR) is gripped by unprecedented civil conflict and insecurity severely affecting economic activity and devastating livelihoods. In 2013 the Gross Domestic Product was ...read more
07/04/2014
 - FAO senior officials met today with a high level clerical delegation working in the Central African Republic to talk about FAO’s work in the country and ...read more
26/03/2014
 - 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 ...read more
13/03/2014
 - FAO Bangui, Pierre Vauthier provides update on immediate needs to restore agricultural activities in order to ensure food security in the Central African Republic.
21/02/2014
 - Grande Anse is one of the departments in Haiti most exposed to malnutrition. Weakened by geographic isolation, the lack of infrastructure, recurrent natural disasters and soil ...read more
15/02/2014
 - 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 ...read more
13/02/2014
 - To increase sustainable food security and household income generation through conservation agriculture (CA).
17/12/2013
 - Damage to farms in Oriental Mindoro province (region IV-A) following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on the 8th of November 2013. FAO took ...read more
11/12/2013
 - Following the passage of super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, extensive damage to agriculture and rural livelihoods were reported. During the 16 and 17 November, an FAO Team was sent ...read more
04/12/2013