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Save and Grow

Video Q&A with Shivaji Pandey, Director of FAO's Plant Production and Protection Division

13 June 2011, Rome - A major new initiative announced by FAO is intended to produce more food for a growing world population in an environmentally sustainable way. The new, ecosystems-based approach calls for targeting mainly smallholder farmers in developing countries and draws partly on conservation agriculture techniques, which do away with or minimize ploughing and tilling