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Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)
Sustaining Water Resources in a Water Scarce Country <br> <span style="font-size: 0.7em;"> Netherlands and FAO kick off a 5 million USD Project to Enhance Groundwater Management in Yemen</span>
"14 Jul 2014"
The Netherlands Government and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN sign a new project agreement to enhance water resources ....
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources<br> <span style="font-size: 0.7em;"> Steering Committee Discusses action plan for the Near East and the North Africa</span>
"13 Jul 2014"
FAO hosts the first Steering Committee to discuss the implementation of the Near East and North Africa Action Plan for the Benefit-Sharing ....
Iraq: Serious food security concerns due to conflict
"25 Jun 2014"
Iraq is facing serious food security concerns following the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the country, FAO warned today. Over 1 million people so far have fled ....
Agriculture Ministry Calls for Legalisation of Land Tenure
"25 Jun 2014"
The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation has called for the legalisation of land tenure in order to fully exploit Sudan's assets and create a favourable environment that ....
FAO's plan to combat desert locusts in Yemen discussed
"25 Jun 2014"
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) held on Wednesday a meeting at its Office in Sana'a to discuss the developments related to combating the desert locusts. ....
International Year of Family Farming 2014
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Malouma: A farmer from the desert (Wabonde village - Mauritania) Malouma: A farmer from the desert (Wabonde village - Mauritania) Malouma proudly demonstrates a small piece of land, which is barely little more than an area of a prayer rug, in which she succeeded in planting onions, tomatoes and garlic , thus ....
Georgette:  A Farmer from Akkar, Mountains of Lebanon Georgette: A Farmer from Akkar, Mountains of Lebanon Georgette returned to home and placed on the table various types of cheese and cold drinks that labelled on by the name of her company. The village of Halba has gained many traditi ....
 

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