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 - Calls for partnership in essential areas of policy research and social inclusion - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva challenged academics to get involved in essential and ...read more
30/07/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - To improve agricultural production and food availability of small-scale farmer families affected by Tropical Storm Agatha, by restoring their agricultural production capacity.
05/07/2012
 - Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Sudan office. This month the global theme for World Food Day 2012 was announced: ‘Agricultural ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Support under plant genetics treaty fund announced during Rio+20 - The European Union is contributing € 5 million (6.5 million dollars) towards the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International ...read more
21/06/2012
 - The eruption of the Puyehue volcano, in the southern Andes, began on 4 June 2011 lasting for several days and spouting columns of ash 10 000 ...read more
21/06/2012
 - The UN food agencies based in Rome have expressed the wish that G20 leaders meeting in Mexico redouble their efforts to fight hunger. The UN Food and ...read more
19/06/2012
 - Zimbabwe’s economy is starting to turn around after almost a decade of recession characterized by macroeconomic and political challenges. During this time, the near collapse of ...read more
11/06/2012
 - Smallholders key in feeding growing populations - Governments need to play a more active role in support of smallholders if they are to become productive enough ...read more
01/06/2012
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