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Join the FAO office in Washington, DC in following the discussions this week at the first annual Food Tank Summit in Washington, DC.  Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer, will contribute to the panel “Pushing for Better Agriculture Research and Policy” on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 10:45am Eastern Standard Time. Watch the Food Tank Summit via [...]
By Saara Shanti Kumar,  Intern, FAO’s Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa in Gabon and student of Cornell University Three FAO interns (right) interview the President of a banana cooperative in the Remboué region of Gabon. (From left to right) FAO staff member Koumba Mouendou Descartes, cooperative President, cooperative member, Shelby McClelland, Saara Shanti Kumar, and [...]

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By Amy McMillen, Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator, FAO-Washington, DC It is with great pleasure that the FAO-Washington, DC office launches the 3rd annual Field Intern Blog Series. For the last three years, FAO-Washington. DC has connected universities in North America with FAO’s country offices to facilitate meaningful and productive internships.  This initiative has been part [...]
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 [...]
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