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FAO report notes rebounding harvests in most low-income food-deficit countries
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Addressing the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) challenge requires a stronger collaborative effort across sectors
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Healthy food systems will help end hunger but more cooperation is needed
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Investing in rural transformation and reaching a world free of hunger and malnutrition go hand in hand
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, signed an agreement today to scale up a set of partnerships stretching from Argentina to Bangladesh.
he principals of the two organizations, Houlin Zhao (ITU) and José Graziano da Silva (FAO), signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that seeks to facilitate the development of e-Agriculture policies and regulations as well as ICT-centric innovation clusters that strengthen national and regional agricultural competitiveness.
After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new United Nations report on world food security and nutrition. At the same time, multiple forms of malnutrition are threatening the health of millions worldwide.