News archive 2013

Photo: ©FAO/Desmond Kwande
FAO and DFID agree on a 4-year, $48 million project on climate-smart agriculture, training, market access and inclusive financing.
Photo: ©FAO/Christena Dowsett
Switzerland to fund $2.7 million project with pilot activities in three African countries.
Photo: ©FAO/Yasuyoshi Chiba
Control operations move against hunger threat.
Photo: ©FAO/Seyllou Diallo
Boosting productivity, fostering competitiveness and ensuring that small-scale farmers have greater access to markets are key to West Africa realizing its full agricultural potential, according to a new study released today by FAO and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
Photo: ©Korea Forest Service
Europe's share of global wood markets fell in 2012 due to the economic recession in the region, while North America and Asia-Pacific showed the fastest recovery over the same period, according to new data published by FAO today.
Photo: ©FAO/J. Belgrave
FAO says donations arrived at ‘critical’ moment, just in time for next planting season.
[adapt into English] Una mayor producción, consumo, visibilidad y conocimiento científico sobre la quinua es el legado que deja para el mundo el Año Internacional de la Quinua 2013, cuyas ceremonias de clausura fueron celebradas en Perú y Bolivia.
Photo: ©FAO/Riccardo Gangale
Farmers in the Central African Republic need urgent assistance to prevent the food security situation in the conflict-stricken country from worsening for millions of people, FAO warned today
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