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Considered unimportant and slowly being forgotten, indigenous crops such as pearl millet, finger millet, pigeon peas, cow peas and sorghum are not only nutritious, drought resistant and cost effective as they need little or no fertilizer but also adaptive to...
First Visit to Famers’ Fields in Malawi Mzuzu, Malawi, 4 March 2018 – Hanne Maren Blafjelldal, Norway’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food joined FAO’s International Treaty Secretary, Kent Nnadozie, on a very special field mission in Africa...
Saving Seeds for the Future Svalbard, Norway, 26 February 2018 – Politicians, plant geneticists, scientists and international experts from around the world gathered at a massive Norwegian mountain today to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the global seed...
LONGYEARBYEN, Norway, Feb 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A cavernous bunker on a remote island above the Arctic Circle, where polar bears roam, holds the key to 12,000 years of agriculture but also to food supplies for future generations with...
La protección de los derechos de los agricultores y la redistribución de los beneficios son retos pendientes en el sistema internacional que regula el intercambio de material genético agrícola La que probablemente sea la copia de seguridad más importante del mundo...

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