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Global platform for food security revitalized

20/10/2009
Faced with rising world hunger and in response to calls for greater coherence and coordination, members of the FAO Committee on World Food Security (CFS) have agreed on a wide-ranging reform, FAO announced today.

Agriculture to 2050: The challenges ahead

12/10/2009
Agriculture must become more productive if it is to feed a much larger world population while responding to the daunting environmental challenges ahead, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said here today.

New FAO Goodwill Ambassadors

17/9/2009
FAO is to honour five new high profile personalities as Goodwill Ambassadors, the agency announced today.

Good news from Afghanistan

27/4/2009
There’s not so many feel-good stories coming out of Afghanistan these days, and even fewer about life getting better for women there. But FAO has one to tell.

Women in agriculture: The critical food producers

15/10/2008
Women make up over half the agriculture labour force yet they are frequently subject to discrimination, poverty and hunger. A new publication launched today investigates the situation of women in the rural workforce and how some of the main challenges facing such women can be overcome.
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