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Women fill top posts at FAO

15/1/2007
FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf has announced the appointment of two women to top positions in the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

Queen Sofia of Spain awarded the Ceres Medal

10/10/2006
Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain was today awarded the Ceres Medal, coined in her honour by FAO in recognition of her efforts to raise the living standards of rural women in developing countries.

Unequal access to natural resources

27/6/2006
More than any other group, female-headed households in Ethiopia’s Southern Tigray region – one of the poorest in the world – have little access to tree and plant resources, which are vital for their livelihoods.

Right agriculture policies can promote healthy diets

18/5/2006
Agriculture and the right farm policies can promote healthy diets but Europeans are in some ways eating worse now than 45 years ago, an international meeting was told here.

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.
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