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David Beasley is new head of WFP

UN Secretary-General and FAO Director-General announce appointment
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First global push to stop Red Palm Weevil wiping out palms

Experts set to greenlight an action plan to stop the spread of the destructive beetle
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UN food agencies highlight successful collaboration in the field

Interagency country team in Madagascar recognized for teamwork that yields results
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Urbanization can be a catalyst for rural development

New report looks at “quiet revolution” made of improved value chains and vibrant roles for smaller towns

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FAO works with street vendors in Accra to improve hygiene and food safety conditions
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