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Agriculture is the most important sector for the economy of Ghana, and for its continued growth, the use and management of agricultural inputs, such as pesticides, had to be improved. Since 2009, obsolete pesticides have been stored in the temporary storage facility at the Plant Protection and Regulatory...
Agriculture has traditionally been the backbone of Swaziland’s economy but has experienced severe decline. Its contribution to GDP has decreased gradually over the last two decades due to a number of factors, including recurring drought, chronic underinvestment and the impact of HIV and AIDS. Despite this, agriculture-based products...
In early March 2015, Tropical Cyclone Pam caused severe flooding and destruction to major food crops on the low-lying outer islands of Nui, Nukulaelae and Nanumaga. Following a request for assistance, FAO provided support to the most affected households on the three islands, supplying essential agricultural inputs and technical support...
A major challenge faced by the United Arab Emirates is the sustainability of their natural resources, above all water. Traditionally, water demands have been met through the exploitation of groundwater. However, rapid economic development, coupled with an increased population, has significantly increased water demand. Groundwater abstraction in Abu Dhabi is...
Hainan Province is a major source of winter-vegetables supply to northern China, producing about 4.5 million tonnes annually. Intensive farming has led to excessive use of water, fertilizers and pesticides, and environmental hazards such as soil degradation have jeopardized sustainability of production, making farmers vulnerable to economic loss and distress....