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Canada adds extra funds for key FAO work on food safety

Bolstering budgets of Codex Alimentarius and the International Plant Protection Convention
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More support to family farmers needed to meet world's rising food demands

FAO Director-General calls for information technologies tailored to developing world farmers at ministerial meeting
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Time to act on water scarcity

FAO Director-General calls for better water management and improved access for small farmers
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Overweight affects almost half the population of all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean except for Haiti

While hunger and malnutrition have fallen, overweight and obesity have greatly increased, especially among women and children.
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Exploring the use of wastewater in agriculture

Once seen as a problem to be disposed of, municipal liquid waste is now being eyed as an option for addressing water scarcity

In Action

FAO empowers indigenous women in Nicaragua to improve their livelihoods
FAO helps establish early warning systems for food and nutrition security

Zero Hunger

Promoting nutrition through schools can create benefits that extend beyond the classroom

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FAO and the un family
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