Sustainable Food and Agriculture

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25 July 2016
Providing a long-term supply of nutritionally rich foods is key to overcoming malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies. Until recently, the focus of projects has been either on micronutrient supplementation or only...
18 July 2016
Climate change represents a challenge for rural people in West and Central Africa, hence adapting small-scale irrigation to climate change is a priority for their future. Africa is becoming highly vulnerable...
11 July 2016
Feeding a rapidly increasing global population means that food production must be achieved in a more efficient and sustainable manner. It is therefore essential to use fewer inputs to achieve...
05 July 2016
Experts are meeting with FAO and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy on 5-6 July to discuss effective cross-sectoral coordination at the country level as...
01 July 2016
Incentives for Ecosystem Services (IES) are packages of measures that aim to support farmers in the adoption of sustainable agricultural practices that will benefit the environment, and protect long-term food...
22 June 2016
The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department and the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture have been working closely with national focal points of member countries around the...

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