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Forests, source of food and revenue
Knowledge transfer and capacity building characterize CEGESTI and TREE AID, two non-governmental organizations that strive to strengthen small producer organizations’ technical and managerial competencies, enabling the implementation of business practices that respect the environment and the right to a decent work.
Forests must not die
13 May 2013, Rome -- The forests in Central Africa are some of the richest in the world, home to a huge diversity of plant and animal life. In Cameroon, as in other forested regions, forests make a major contribution to food security.
Buiding on experience
Brazil says the 146th session of the FAO Council, presented an opportunity for Brasilia to renew its commitment to strongly support the FAO’s efforts to eradicate hunger and poverty, building on lessons learned from the Zero Hunger Programme in the country. A High-Level Meeting due to take place in Addis-Ababa on 30 June -1 July will focus on new, unified approaches to end hunger in Africa, where Brazil can have a significant role to play.
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Political commitment remains key
Delegations at FAO Council 146th Session (Rome, 22–26 April 2013) tell about national experiences and actions against hunger (...)
Promoting food security and nutrition
Key actors from the African continent talk about their development experience. (...)
Commission on Genetic Resources
On agenda: preparation of the first-ever report on The State of Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture (...)
International Day of Forests 2013
The United Nations General assembly has proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. From 2...
Ending hunger and malnutrition in Malawi
Malawi: FAO Director-General and EU Development Commissioner discuss ways to support increasing food security and sustainable agricultural production. (...)
Changing Landscapes of the Mediterranean
In the run up to the first International Day of Forests on the 21st March 2013, the countries of the...
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