New age for oak acorns: couscous in Algeria 17 October 2021

Acorns from oak trees hold potential to contribute to diversifying diets and better nutrition, according to a new FAO report published today. Oak acorns have been part of human diets for thousands of years in many countries around the world, including many African countries.

FAO calls for climate finance for forest and farm smallholders 12 October 2021

Scaling up assistance to forest and farm smallholders would provide benefits at a planetary scale in the face of climate change, according to a new FAO policy brief published today. Smallholders produce as much as USD 1.5 trillion worth of food, fuel, timber and non-timber products each year, making them collectively by far the world’s largest private-sector player.


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