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Helping farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships

New legal guide will support more equitable contract farming arrangements, support better policy making
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New initiative looks to bring soils into classrooms around the globe

FAO partnership launches series of educational materials on the critical role of healthy soils
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Syria: Better rains improve wheat production, but food security situation bleak

Price of bread has increased by up to 87 percent over the past year
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Queen Letizia of Spain visits Expo Milan

First formal appearance as FAO Special Ambassador for Nutrition
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Worries rise over outbreaks of avian flu in West Africa

FAO calls for $20 million to prevent spread across region of 330 million
FAO helps strengthen management of agricultural chemicals in Laos and the Greater Mekong Sub-region
FAO introduces new human and environmental standards for locust control operations in West and Northwest Africa
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How berry knowledgeable are you?
Reckon you can put the ‘berry on top of the cake’? Let’s test your knowledge.
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures
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Martin Willhaus, Managing director from Kuehne Foundation reflects on the results of the partnership so far and the importance of boosting public-private partnerships as FAO is doing.
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Agroecology to reverse soil degradation and achieve food security
Agroecology, which restores ecosystem functioning by maintaining soil health, is an effective strategy to achieve food security in the areas of the world where it is most needed
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