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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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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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World Soil Day hails symbiotic role of pulses to boost sustainable agriculture

New report explores how nitrogen-fixing plants enhance nutritious diets, carbon sequestration and soil fertility
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FAO seeks to step-up its focus on climate change and on monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals

Director-General opens FAO council, proposes changes to the UN agency's management structure

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International Year of Pulses 2016

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