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How can increasing the level of cooperation between the public and private sectors contribute to improving efficiency in Egypt’s agricultural sector and reducing the country’s food trade deficit? Can this important objective be achieved through a sustainable, long-term approach? These questions will be the main focus of the...
26.06.2013
A policy-research-civil society focused dialogue brought perspectives from Iraq, Egypt, Oman and Yemen during the second day of the Conference. The FAO set the scene with the results of its recent assessment of water and food security, within the frame of the Regional Water Scarcity Initiative. The...
26.06.2013
Researchers and policy-makers are gathering in Cairo, Egypt, to build links between available science and practical policy action for a conference organised by the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Today’s statistics on food insecurity and malnutrition are alarming. Unreliable access...
25.06.2013
Linking field and research evidence to policy and policy into action: the first day of the conference sparks an animated debate among participants. How to improve efficiency in water allocation through financial and non financial instruments? To which extent investments can produce...
25.06.2013
Today’s statistics on food insecurity and malnutrition are alarming. Unreliable access to water for food production particularly in rural dryland areas is one of their main causes. Globally, there are 870 million chronically hungry people with almost 200 million children suffering from stunting due to acute malnutrition...
24.06.2013