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Education for rural people in the Caribbean

12/5/2006
International attention turns towards the Caribbean region on the eve of a regional conference on education for rural people to take place in Saint Lucia on 18 and 19 May 2006.

Literacy and education in fishing communities

9/5/2006
More accessible and better oriented literacy and education programmes for fishing communities will improve their livelihoods while diversifying their income-generating activities, according to a new report prepared by FAO.

Ninety-six governments recognize ‘essential role’ of agrarian reform and rural development in fight against poverty

10/3/2006
Representatives of 96 FAO member countries participating in the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ICARRD) have recognized the essential role of agrarian reform and rural development for sustainable development.

Schools for life: Training HIV/AIDS orphans in sub-Saharan Africa

1/12/2005
On World AIDS Day, FAO profiles one of its activities to help mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural communities.

Failure to educate children perpetuates hunger and poverty

28/11/2005
Top priority should be given to improving access to quality education in rural areas for communities of farmers, fisherfolk, and livestock producers as well as populations living in mountains, forests and deserts, FAO said today.
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