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United Kingdom gives $13.7 million to FAO's emergency operations to help food producers in conflict-affected country.
31-03-2014
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Focus on 2025 Zero Hunger target for Africa, youth and inclusion.
28-03-2014
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Africa Solidarity Trust Fund to support ongoing efforts to eradicate hunger, reduce malnutrition and poverty.
28-03-2014
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More investment needed to create new opportunities for young people in the sector, FAO Director-General tells Regional Conference.
27-03-2014
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Despite important economic progress and agricultural successes, Africa remains the world’s most food insecure continent, with relatively low levels of agricultural productivity, low rural incomes, and high rates of malnutrition, FAO said today.
24-03-2014
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New data released on the occasion of the International Day of Forests confirm that forest areas continue to decline globally, with the biggest losses of tropical forests occurring in South America and Africa.
21-03-2014
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The World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the government of the Central African Republic are joining forces to help prevent a full-scale food and nutrition crisis in the conflict-stricken nation.
20-03-2014
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Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello impressed by the resilience of farmers recovering from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
20-03-2014
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A new FAO database collects previously scattered and unharmonized land cover information from around the globe into one centralized database, marking a major improvement in information regarding the physical characteristics of the Earth's surface.
17-03-2014
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Regional Conference adopts FAO work priorities for Asia and the Pacific to address “magnitude of challenges” in improving food security.
14-03-2014