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Ground-breaking illegal fishing accord soon to enter into force

FAO Port State Measures Agreement set to become binding law. Illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing is about to become much more difficult thanks to...

Conflict and returnees strain South Sudan food security

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Tanzania backs plan for use of GMOs

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PCI Malawi Distributes LIfe-Saving Food to Thousands of Families

Leading health and humanitarian organization brings relief to nation plagued by drought, inflation, and political turmoil Leading health and humanitarian organization PCI (Project Concern International)...

African Leaders commit to end hunger by 2025 through investments in agriculture

Africans cannot prosper on just hopeful summit declarations – Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by...

Conference calls for education to combat aflatoxins

Aflatoxins, toxic compounds produced by fungi that blight crops and endanger human health across Africa, could be brought under control with...

Regional Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Food Security and Nutrition to be Held in Khartoum

FAO Regional Office for the Near East in collaboration with the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is organizing a Regional Multi-Stakeholder workshop on...

Kenya: Agriculture Scientists in short supply

Kenya faces a shortage of crop and animal husbandry experts, a hurdle that is likely to stall progress in search of drought and pest-resistant...

West African farmers ‘already adapting to climate change’

(COTONOU, BENIN) African farmers have developed new cultivation techniques and adopted short-season crop varieties using their own experience and observation to adapt to climate...

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