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FAO and OIE present initial battle plan in global campaign to eradicate Peste des petits ruminants

First salvo against plague affecting sheep and goats will focus on high-risk countries, build on 2011 eradication of rinderpest
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Crop losses in southern Madagascar mean severe hunger likely to persist into 2017

Consecutive years of drought amplified this year by El Niño will have lasting impact - nearly 850 000 people need urgent humanitarian assistance
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A data revolution to build a Zero Hunger world

Countries’ statistical capacities need a major boost in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda
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New Urban Agenda links urban and rural areas, acknowledges the centrality of food security and nutrition

New international agreement recognizes urbanization as a key driver for sustainable development and hunger eradication

In Action

FAO supports land rehabilitation in Angola’s indigenous and pastoral communities
FAO provides disaster risk reduction and management training to Laotian farmers

Zero Hunger

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Find out why you should include pulses in your diet


Donation of $150,000 aims to support countries of the global South ...

International Year of Pulses 2016

An online discussion highlighting the potential of pulses...