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01/12/2005
On World AIDS Day, FAO profiles one of its activities to help mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.