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Innovation, the complex process by which products, services and activities are renewed and brought up to date by applying new processes and introducing new technologies, is very relevant to agriculture. Innovation in agriculture cuts across all dimensions of the...

Rome - A big push in a rapidly urbanizing continent kicked off today as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched the Green Cities Regional Action Programme for Africa. The Programme aims to apply innovative solutions and...

Launch of the Green Cities Regional Action Programme for Africa 

Land is our lifeblood. About 95 percent of our food is either directly or indirectly produced on land, yet desertification and drought threaten to dry out fertile soils and leave millions food insecure. The United Nations has raised the...

Rome - Helping smallholder farmers, especially in low-income countries, invest in results-oriented climate-resilient agriculture is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and avoiding a "catastrophic economic crash," Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said in a...