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FAO and WFP urge swift action to prevent hunger deaths in four countries hit by conflict
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Insight into successful “climate smart” agriculture experiences
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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
Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, FAO Directory-General José Graziano da Silva said today at the opening of the UN agency’s Council.
Measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech with the help of the new WaPor tool developed by FAO, which taps satellite data to help achieve more reliable agricultural yields and allows for optimization of irrigation systems and projects.
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.