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Urgent assistance needed for life-saving support to farmers, fishers and pastoralists
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Funding gap of $100 million is hampering fight against hunger in the Sahel
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Assistance worth € 8 million to target most vulnerable households
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Sustainable soil management essential for healthy soils and ecosystems
The Tenth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) ended today in Dili, Timor-Leste, and placed food and nutrition security at the centre of the bloc's agenda.
Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species including fruit bats, FAO warned today.
UN food standards body the Codex Alimentarius Commission this week adopted new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, including setting out maximum acceptable levels of lead in infant formula and of arsenic in rice.