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14/02/2018

Sharing ways that agricultural communities learn on their own

FAO has, with more than 15 partner organizations, set up a Global Farmer Field School Knowledge Platform to facilitate access to best practices and specific expertise.

12/02/2018

FAO and Telefónica to boost use of cutting-edge digital technologies to assist farmers in developing countries

FAO and Spain’s Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have agreed to work together to leverage the use of cutting-edge digital technologies for agricultural development, food security and nutrition, and specifically, prepare and strengthen farmers in the face of extreme weather events related to climate change.

09/02/2018

Reaching an important milestone in reducing dangerous “ghost gear”

In a historic decision, countries today agreed on a set of draft Voluntary Guidelines on Marking Fishing Gear taking a big step forward towards cleaner seas and safer navigation. It is expected that the guidelines will receive final endorsement by FAO’s Committee on Fisheries (COFI) in July 2018.

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