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Wastewater an opportunity being flushed away

To mark World Water Day, FAO urges the safe use of wastewater, especially in agriculture
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Greening wood energy is key to mitigate climate change and improve rural livelihoods

Efficient charcoal manufacture and use can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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Soil management could make or break climate change response efforts

Symposium, report shine light on critical role of terrestrial carbon sinks
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CERF approves $22 million loan to further scale up FAO action to prevent famine in Somalia

The funds will allow for increased livelihoods support to rural communities affected by repeated drought
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New partnership between FAO and UNFCCC climate body

Agreement will formalize collaboration to strengthen countries’ ability to craft agriculture strategies, meet pledges

In Action

FAO works with street vendors in Accra to improve hygiene and food safety conditions
FAO support for Ukrainian dairy sector is paying off

Zero Hunger

21 March is the International Day of Forests!
Rural women: a driving force against hunger, malnutrition and poverty


The Njala University in Sierra Leone had talks with Bukar Tijani, FAO Assistant Director-General and...

International Year of Pulses 2016

New episode of FAO’s comic strip, FAO Kids, highlights how pulses contribute to food security...

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