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Each year on 16 October the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations celebrates the World Food Day to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security...
Argentina, 28 September 2018 – The Agriculture Ministers of the five nations comprising the ‘Southern Cone’ of Latin America – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay – signed a Ministerial Declaration reaffirming their commitment to the FAO International...
An article by Norwegian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food, Hanne Maren Blafjelldal Genetic diversity is essential for all food production - both in Norway, Malawi and the rest of the world. Together in the North and in the...
Årets sommar med tørke og store avlingsskadar viser tydeleg kor utfordrande matproduksjonen er, og gjev ein peikepinn på kor vanskeleg det er å tilpasse seg eit meir ekstremt og uforutsibart vêr. Det uforutsigbare vêret er òg ei påminning om kor viktig...
A historic meeting on Farmers’ Rights took place at the FAO headquarters in Rome this week, under the auspices of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. “The concept of Farmers’ Rights is based...

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