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Maize, rice, wheat farming must become more sustainable

World experts agree improved crop varieties need to go hand-in-hand with eco-friendly farming systems
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Global wood production grows for the fourth year

2013 saw record levels of global wood pellet and wood-based panel production
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Ebola leaves hundreds of thousands facing hunger in three worst-hit countries

Lack of access to food in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could threaten over one million people
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FAO Investment Centre celebrates 50th anniversary

Centre helps member countries increase and improve quality of agricultural and rural investments
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South-South Cooperation: “A relationship among equals”

Knowledge exchanges between nations of the global south can offer new solutions for development challenges - FAO Director-General
South-South Cooperation (SSC) with China helps farmers in Mongolia learn new farming techniques
FAO project builds resilience of two remote rural communities to address chronic under-nutrition
We can’t live without forests
Forest environments play a key role in feeding a growing population
From plot to plate – a ‘kitchen garden’ story
Kitchen gardens sprouting food safety and peace of mind for vulnerable communities and not only
Multiple sectors, stakeholders join forces to combat malnutrition at ICN2
Over 2200 participants attended the meeting, including 150 representatives from civil society and nearly 100 from the business community