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  • FAO has launched the first version of the new FAOSTAT

    The Statistics Division of FAO has launched the first version of the new FAOSTAT , which is part of the organization's mission to improve data collection and dissemination for development and the fight against global hunger and malnutrition. The new platform continues to offer free and easy access to data for 245 countries and 35 regional areas from 1961 through the most recent year available. La Division de statistique de la FAO (ESS) a lancé le nouveau FAOSTAT , «qui fait partie de la mission de l'organisation d'améliorer la collecte des données et leur diffusion pour le développement et la[...]
  • New Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests endorsed

    On 11 May 2012, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) formally endorsed the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) . The Voluntary Guidelines are the result of an unprecedented negotiation process, chaired by the United States that featured broad consultation and participation by 96 national governments, more than 25 civil society organizations, the private sector, nonprofits and farmers’ associations over the course of almost three years. The new guidelines provide a set of principles[...]

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