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Celebration of the 1st World Soil Day and Launch of the International Year of Soils Friday, 5 December 2014, from 13.15 – 14.30 hrs. Conference Room 4 (GA Building), United Nations Headquarters, NY On 20 December 2013 at the 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly decided to designate 5 December as World Soil Day [...]
By Livia Pontes, Communications Consultant, FAO-Washington, DC Last week, delegates from around the world gathered in Washington, DC to attend the annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) and share experiences on “Scaling up South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development.” The GSSD Expo was hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS), and was co-organized [...]

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Representing six continents of the world, leaders from more than 50 universities are joining forces with international and domestic multi-sector leaders to solve food insecurity. On Dec. 9, university leaders – representing virtually every type of institute of higher learning from all over the world – will join with multi-sector leaders in this area at [...]
FAO and ActionAid International strengthened synergies for an upcoming Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a technical meeting held today in Rome at FAO Headquarters. “We wanted to identify specific capacities of ActionAid and match them with FAO activities in an effort to further the implementation of the Strategic Objectives through the Regional Initiatives and country level [...]
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