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December 2011
FAO moves to halt plant genetic erosion
New impetus for global plant diversity

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For related information, see the following theme pages: -Genetic Resources & Biodiversity  
November 2011
"Energy-smart" agriculture needed to escape fossil fuel trap
FAO paper published during UN Climate Change Conference highlights how food sector can tackle energy challenges to safeguard a food-secure future

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For related information, see the following theme pages: -Climate Change  
November 2011
Scarcity and degradation of land and water: growing threat to food security
New FAO report profiles the state of the natural resource base upon which world food production depends

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For related information, see the following theme pages: -Land Resources  -Water Resources  
November 2011
Agriculture key to addressing future water and energy needs
But holistic policy approaches, integrated planning, more attention to smallholder farmers needed

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For related information, see the following theme pages: -Water Resources  
October 2011
FAO-Italy project seeks to head off future problems in the Nile Basin
New information on agricultural water use will support better planning, prevent future food insecurity

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For related information, see the following theme pages: -Water Resources  

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