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Director-General briefs Italian politicians on Paris summit, says poor can’t be asked to pick up the climate change bill
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Jars of cactus pear jam produced in Ethiopia have now reached consumers in Rome, thanks to partnership effort
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Global Soil Week opens with emphasis on soils for development
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Collaboration to start with flagship report on commodity markets
This year soils are at the centre of global attention. As part of the International Year of Soils, FAO is turning to you to help draw attention to the importance of sustainable soil management.
During the two-day visit, the FAO Director-General met EU Commissioner of Agriculture, Phil Hogan, EU Director-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), Fernando Frutuoso de Melo, and the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.
Amidst escalating conflict at a crucial time in the country’s cropping season, almost 11 million people in Yemen are severely food insecure and millions more are at risk of not meeting their basic food needs, FAO said today.