News archive 2013

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An innovative partnership in five African countries is breaking new ground in the fight against hunger and malnutrition by sourcing food for school meals to production by small-scale farmers.
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The world’s food price problems are not over despite a current market lull, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told a ministerial meeting on international food prices attended by some 30 agriculture ministers in Rome.
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International platform promotes policy convergence for better food security
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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and General Coordinator of La Via Campesina Elizabeth Mpofu today formalized an institutional framework for the relationship between the two organizations and defined proposals of collaboration in areas of common interest.
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The outlook for global cereal supply in the 2013/14 marketing season remains generally favourable despite downward adjustments to forecasts for world cereal production and closing stocks, according to the latest issue of FAO’s quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.
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The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have launched a new joint project to help developing countries, particularly fragile states, manage public investments in small-scale agriculture more effectively.
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842 million people undernourished in 2011-13 - Developing countries make progress but more efforts needed to reach MDG target
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued the following joint statement on the occasion of World Rabies Day.
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Greenhouse gas emissions by the livestock sector could be cut by as much as 30 percent through the wider use of existing best practices and technologies, according to a new FAO study.