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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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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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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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Once upon a time in the future of food and agriculture

Poster and video contest asks children from around the globe to use their creativity to explore the 2016 World Food Day theme
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Building resilience to enable vulnerable people cope with natural disasters and pandemic threats

World Humanitarian Summit: FAO stresses early warning, better management of risks and crises

In Action

FAO destocking activities increase financial stability and livelihoods of herder communities
FAO helps fight desert locust outbreaks by providing real-time detection tools

Zero Hunger

7 facts on climate change & food production for sustainable development
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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...