Sustainable Food and Agriculture

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12 April 2015
Water is vital for our survival, not only for drinking but also in food production. “Water for our future” is the theme of the 7th World Water Forum that takes...
02 February 2015
Rwanda has been one of the first countries in which SFA was launched. After a consultative process aimed at identifying main sustainability issues of food and agriculture, a 3-day workshop...
07 November 2014
Why do we need Climate-smart- agriculture? FAO estimates that feeding the world population will require a 60 percent increase in total agricultural production. With many of the resources needed for...
15 October 2014
The implementation of sustainable forest management (SFM) is an ongoing challenge worldwide, due largely to limited capacity and a lack of enabling conditions. Another hurdle is the inaccessibility (or a...
23 September 2014
FAO Director-General addresses UN Climate Change Summit Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet's growing population, and food security must lie at the heart...
24 July 2014
Forests and family farms are part of an integrated productive system for indigenous peoples, local forest communities, and smallholders living in forested landscapes. Together forests and family farms deliver ecosystem...

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