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Emergency seed distributions help Haitian farmers grow for winter harvest

Hurricane Matthew struck blow to agriculture, 1.4 million people in need of food assistance
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Progress towards defeating hunger slows down in Asia-Pacific, obesity on the rise, as diets change

Nearly one in three children regionwide suffers from stunting, new report says
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At UN Biodiversity conference, new guidelines for agro-environmental policies in Latin America & Caribbean

Voluntary guidelines target impacts of environmental degradation, promote sustainable agriculture in face of climate change
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Land access and restitution at the heart of peacebuilding in Colombia

FAO event focuses on ways to assist Colombia's comprehensive rural reform
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Waste of food, natural resources, and human talent taking a toll on Mediterranean agriculture and rural development

New book examines shared challenges facing the region's food systems — and options for responding

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FAO delivers animal feed and vaccines to displaced people in Western Sudan
FAO helps African universities incorporate trainings in nutrition education

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