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Prompt access to seeds and livestock will help reboot local food production
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Fight against hunger and poverty on the table at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit
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Food insecurity and political instability are interrelated – Graziano da Silva
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Extra $10.6 million urgently needed to avoid resurgence of locust plague
As climate change advances faster than expected, much more needs to be done to study, preserve and utilize the genetic resources and biological diversity that underpin world food production, according to a new book released by FAO today.
16 January 2015, Berlin – Increasing competition for natural resource and emerging resource bottlenecks mean that global agriculture can no longer operate using a "business as usual" approach – the input-intensive agricultural development model used for the past 40 years is no longer sustainable, and "paradigm shift" in food production is needed.
“African Football against Hunger” is a collaboration between FAO and the Confederation for African Football to highlight the breakthrough commitment by African leaders to end hunger in the next decade.