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Agriculture and sustainable development key to addressing migration challenges
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Agricultural assistance is critical, Graziano da Silva tells UN pledging conference in Geneva
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Graziano da Silva: 20 million people could starve to death in next six months
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New FAO tool offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity
The international body that oversees plant health has taken a big step forward with the adoption of a new global standard to help ensure that the international trade in plants and seeds, while very profitable, is also safer.
An FAO-led push to establish internationally agreed standards that can guide the development of catch documentation schemes aimed at keeping illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers’ plates has taken an important step forward.
FAO and Consumers International, a global federation of consumer rights groups, have agreed to intensify their collaboration to help end hunger. The agreement recognizes that consumers around the world can be a powerful force for change towards more sustainable and equitable food systems.