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Better nutrition education helps reduce malnutrition

28/11/2005
Eating well is vital for a healthy and active life, but many people in virtually all countries do not eat well because of poverty and a lack of nutrition education, according to FAO.

Gender equality: An issue of democracy

22/11/2005
Sweden’s Agriculture Minister highlighted the role of women in agriculture at a roundtable discussion on gender equality and access to productive resources organized at the 33rd session of the FAO Conference (19-26 November 2005) in Rome.

FAO Conference to review reform proposals

17/11/2005
Agriculture ministers and high-level officials from FAO’s Member nations will review wide-ranging reform proposals for the UN agency during the 33rd Session of its governing Conference opening on Saturday.

New global agricultural census under way

8/11/2005
More than 100 countries are participating in the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) 2010 round of agricultural censuses covering the period 2006-2015, the agency announced today.

FAO and Brazil collaborate to promote school nutrition and food security

17/10/2005
Brazil and FAO will work together on school nutrition programmes in poor countries, according to a multilateral agreement signed in Rome today.
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