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March 2013
United Nations launches concerted push for effective drought policies
Need to focus on building resilience and reducing risks

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December 2012
Neglected crops need a rethink - can help world face the food security challenges of the future, says Graziano da Silva
"We must not lose track of our agricultural and culinary roots, nor the lore and wisdom of our ancestors," says FAO chief

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November 2012
Women are main guardians of crucial livestock diversity
New study argues that to succeed, breed conservation efforts must empower women

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August 2012
Recurring droughts highlight need to better manage water resources, safeguard food security
New FAO framework launched

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June 2012
No sustainable development without eradication of hunger and extreme poverty
Joint statement by FAO, IFAD, WFP and Bioversity on Rio+20 Summit

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