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World Food Week is a time to spread the word

Through an array of project outcomes in different countries, this paper demonstrates that contract farming is a “win–win” solution because young workers gain access to markets, while private companies have access to produce without acquiring land or supervising labour.



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This document reports on the partnership between FAO and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom in addressing severe hunger and building resilience, as in the case of the massive humanitarian effort to contain famine in South Sudan in 2017.

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The 2018 edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and measurement of progress towards these goals.

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This edition of The State of the World’s Forests is aimed at enhancing our understanding of how forests and their sustainable management contribute to achieving several of the SDGs.

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The first of two volumes, this publication focuses on applied crop and system-specific pollination in both temperate and tropical zones, organized according to geographic region and crop type.

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The second in a set of two, this volume focuses on pollination management, study, research tools and techniques, including the measurement of nectar secretion and resorption rates and protein levels in pollen.

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This paper reports on the use of Digital Object Identifiers, an international standard adapted to identify plant germplasm worldwide and to provide easy access to information on seeds and other crop material for research, training and plant breeding.

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This brochure aims to raise awareness on the role of bees and other pollinators in increasing food security and fighting hunger as well as in providing key ecosystem services for agriculture. It will be launched on the occasion of the first observance of World Bee Day.

 

 

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This children’s colouring and activity book produced as part of the World Food Day 2018 campaign on Zero Hunger shows how the global goal to eradicate hunger can be achieved if everyone plays their role, from governments and private sector companies to ordinary people.

 

 

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This edition provides methodologies for producing SOC maps, preparing local soil data, compiling and pre-processing ancillary spatial data sets, upscaling, and carrying out uncertainty assessments.

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