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Friday
23/06/2017
Soil pollution comes under scrutiny
Soil pollution, mostly due to human activities that leave excess chemicals in the earth used to grow food, took center stage at the 5th Global Soil Partnership (GSP) Plenary Assem ....
Thursday
22/06/2017
Aquaculture is main driver of mangrove losses
New study confirms devastating effect of aquaculture on mangroves around the world especially in South-East Asia. ....
Thursday
22/06/2017
Sri Lanka’s food production hit by extreme drought followed by floods
A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a report publi ....
Wednesday
21/06/2017
Civil groups’ apathy on STI hurts Africa’s SDG progress
How to get science working for the SDGs? Get political parties and NGOs involved, says John Mugabe. ....
Wednesday
21/06/2017
Emergency seed distributions to combat hunger in north-east Nigeria
Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by FAO in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month. It is part of efforts, ....
Wednesday
21/06/2017
South Sudan famine ebbs, but situation still desperate as hunger spreads
Famine has eased in South Sudan after a significant scale up in the humanitarian response, according to new analysis released today. However, the situation remains dire across the ....
Tuesday
20/06/2017
Brazil’s transgenic sugarcane stirs up controversy
The approval of a GM variety that kills a devastating pest in cane fields gets mixed reactions. ....
Tuesday
20/06/2017
Lasting peace in Colombia requires building strong rural and agricultural institutions
FAO will work with the Rural Development Agency (RDA) to develop rural development plans and projects with a comprehensive territorial approach. ....
Tuesday
20/06/2017
Hens, greenhouses and bees a key to restoring livelihoods in Iraq
Years of conflict in Iraq has left 3.2 million people food insecure, including those who depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. More than 3 million Iraqis remain displaced, ....
Tuesday
20/06/2017
107 tonnes of food imports refused entry by Agriculture Ministry in May — official
AMMAN — The Agriculture Ministry refused entry of 107 tonnes of food imports in May due to violations of Jordanian import criteria, a government official said on Sunday. The min ....
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