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Every morning at dawn, Khojamiyor Umarov leaves his house in the Mastchoh district of Tajikistan and rides his motorbike through the small hills and rocky terrain of this agrarian area in the northern part of the country. As he has done for more than 20 years, he is checking the...
18.07.2019
A number of civil society organizations conducted a seminar for the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia on 5 July, focusing on the UN Declaration of the Rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas. Organizations included the European Coordination via Campesina, Geneva Academy of International...
12.07.2019
For effective investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) represents a new partner for North Macedonia. To successfully engage with the Fund, strong institutional framework, active engagement and in-country coordination would be required. FAO convened today in Mavrovo around 50 representatives of government institutions, ministries, academia,...
12.07.2019
Young people have key roles to play in helping achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. With this in mind, FAO is actively trying to involve young people in taking actions for a better future. One of the ways recent FAO has done this is through an annual youth camp held...
09.07.2019
Turkey’s limited agricultural land is increasingly affected by competition from mutually exclusive land uses. Demands on the land for cropping, grazing, forestry and industrial and urban development are greater than the land resources available, especially as land users from various sectors compete in the same areas to achieve food security,...
04.07.2019
Traditional agricultural systems can sustain biodiversity and conserve genetic resources for food and agriculture, building resilence to climate change while respecting and promoting rural livelihoods and knowledge systems. It was to identify, support and safeguard these systems that FAO launched the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) programme. An event starting today...
02.07.2019
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the major threats faced by the global community. When a microorganism becomes resistant to medicines, the opportunities for treating diseases are reduced. Resistance to antimicrobial medicines threatens human, plant and animal health and damages food production and family livelihoods. To assist countries in tackling antimicrobial resistance,...
01.07.2019
Enabling policies, partnerships, social protection and nutrition-sensitive food systems are key to end hunger and malnutrition in the region
27.06.2019
Another group of young professionals have concluded their agricultural studies through a scholarship programme provided by FAO and the Hungarian Government. Counting the 20 new graduates, nearly 300 people from far-flung corners of the world have benefitted from the scholarship, gaining knowledge on plant protection, rural development, animal nutrition, biotechnology,...
26.06.2019
Every two years, countries of Europe and Central Asia – a vast and diverse region of more than 50 countries – come together to set the agenda for issues related to food and agriculture. With the approval of José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General, it has become official that the...
24.06.2019
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