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Cette page contient des éléments qui vont au-delà des nouvelles pour présenter des histoires de belles réussites; entretiens, notes d'amplification, fiches de données...

Resource Partners
30 Oct 2018
Strengthening the enabling environment for eradicating food insecurity and malnutrition
‘Nutrition-sensitive agriculture provides a new mechanism for us to develop food-based interventions that are beneficial to the people of Bangladesh. We already have some evidence on integrated homestead gardening, nutrition education and cooking demonstrations, integrated rice and fish cultivation, and nutrition-sensitive fish culture.’ Minister for Agriculture of Bangladesh In 2017, FAO celebrated the 40th anniversary of its work in Bangladesh. As one of the first international agencies to extend assistance to Bangladesh after its independence, FAO’s commitment to the country continues undiminished. ‘Meeting the Undernutrition Challenge’ (MUCH) is an ongoing FAO policy advisory project that...
Resource Partners
29 Oct 2018
Aquaculture systems and cassava value chains in West Africa
In Guinea-Bissau 80 percent of the population relies on agriculture for its livelihood and most producers, whether they are farmers, livestock owners or fishers, struggle to produce enough food to feed their families. Irregular rainfalls and volatile food prices contribute to food insecurity. In this context, migrating to larger towns, to neighboring countries or to Europe is an attractive option for young people. And while migrating might appear to be an attractive alternative to rural poverty for youth, opportunities also exist locally. Pitche village is located in the northeast of Guinea-Bissau, only a few kilometers from the...
Resource Partners
08 Oct 2018
FAO and the Australian government continue efforts to improve productivity and strengthen market access
"I’ve opened a bank account for the first time in my life using the money earned from backyard chicken farming. I now tell other women I meet to look at how this activity has changed my life." - Murad Bibi, poultry farmer and mother of 12 children, Balochistan 900 women trained in poultry management 708 farmers trained in vaccination 70 seasonal farmer field schools opened In 2017, FAO renewed its partnership with Australian assistance to agricultural development in Balochistan border areas through the Australia Balochistan Argibusiness (AusABBA) Programme. The initiative aims to reduce poverty and economic inequalities for some 175 000 impoverished rural...
Resource Partners
10 Oct 2017
L'engagement du Gouvernement colombien à construire une paix durable s’est traduit par une série d'accords de financement avec la FAO, nommés UTF, pour améliorer la gouvernance, les droits fonciers et le développement rural.
Depuis la signature du premier accord de paix avec les Forces armées révolutionnaires de la Colombie (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) en août 2016, le gouvernement colombien a collaboré de manière ambitieuse avec la FAO et d'autres partenaires clés à un plan général de réforme rurale afin d’ancrer et de maintenir la paix dans le pays. Le gouvernement s'est engagé à financer la plus grande partie de l'accord de paix à partir des ressources nationales. Cet engagement s'est traduit par une série d'accords de fonds fiduciaires unilatéraux dédiés (UTF) avec la FAO, pour un montant d'environ 46 millions d'USD, comprenant...
South-south Cooperation
14 Jul 2017
As global population soars and various climate and environment challenges emerge, food and nutrition security remain a distant reality for many populations in the rural world. In rice production areas, overuse of pesticides and chemical fertilizers decreases terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity while negatively impacting human health. While using fertilizer and pesticides increases productivity in the immediate term, over the long term it contributes to a loss of aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity, negative health impacts due to direct exposure to toxic pesticides and contaminated water, pest resurgence, degradation of natural resources and decreases in production. Moreover, aquatic biodiversity from rice-based ecosystems,...