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Power of the pulse: Top chefs share secrets of bean cuisine in colorful new book

British food blogger named special ambassador for International Year of Pulses
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Global Soil Partnership endorses guidelines on sustainable soil management

New study of topsoil loss in Malawi is example of tapping knowledge to enable change
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Slow Food's Carlo Petrini named FAO Special Ambassador Zero Hunger for Europe

Role includes awareness raising on improving agriculture; need for sustainable food supply chains
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Responsible land use and tenure are key to promoting peace in Colombia

FAO and the European Union back new project aimed at mitigating conflicts
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UN agencies provide seeds, tools and food to break hunger cycle in CAR

FAO and WFP providing critical support to farming families in Central African Republic during lean season

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FAO destocking activities increase financial stability and livelihoods of herder communities
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Chile promulga una nueva ley de etiquetado de alimentos pionera en el mundo...

International Year of Pulses 2016

Biodiversity is essential for food security and nutrition...