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Ensuring safe and balanced diets for everyone requires implementation of international food safety regulations, technology and innovation
The project seeks to boost resilience of family farmers by transforming food systems and improving rural infrastructure
Clock is ticking to reboot agriculture as secondary growing season already underway
Efforts will focus on combating deforestation and boosting farmers’ resilience to the adverse impacts of climate change

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09/04/2019

Sida, FAO and ECOWAS join forces to protect West Africa’s forests

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have joined forces to protect West Africa’s forests and help safeguard the livelihoods of millions of people who depend on them.

08/04/2019

Combatting all forms of malnutrition and promoting innovation in agriculture top FAO priorities over next two years

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva in an opening address today to the organization's executive, the Council, has stressed that FAO will focus over the next two years on promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems and innovation in agriculture.

04/04/2019

FAO guide outlines how to protect forests from invasive insects

To facilitate adoption of classic biological control, FAO has published a guide that distills information in a clear and concise way to help forest managers in developing countries implement it successfully.