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World green economy summit closes with clear pathway to making Dubai capital of the green economy by 2021
"17 Apr 2014"
The World Green Economy Summit ("WGES"), the first Summit focused on "green business" in the region, concluded yesterday, ....
Kuwait envoy discusses role in Expo Milan '15 with UN official
"16 Apr 2014"
Kuwait's Ambassador to Italy Sheikh Ali Khaled Al-Sabah on Wednesday discussed with the UN Commissioner General to Expo Milan 2015, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, global developments regar ....
Sudan, Egypt Discuss Joint Cooperation in Artificial Insemination Techniques
"16 Apr 2014"
Minister of Animal Resources and Fisheries, Faisal Hassan Ibrahim discussed with Egyptian Minister of Agriculture Dr. Ayman Farid Abu Hadid, yesterday in Cairo, ways to promote and ....
Cola giants back Voluntary Guidelines on Land Tenure
"15 Apr 2014"
PepsiCo has joined fellow beverage corporation the Coca-Cola Company in giving its official support to a set of global guidelines that protect the rights of poor and vulnerable peo ....
Groundwater depletion is the greatest challenge in Yemen, Mujawar
"15 Apr 2014"
Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Fareed Mujawar has said that groundwater depletion is the greatest challenge being faced by agricultural development in Yemen, as well as excess ....
International Year of Family Farming 2014
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Water scarcity Water scarcity A collaborative strategy and partnership to address the water-food security nexus
Building resilience for enhanced food security and nutrition Building resilience for enhanced food security and nutrition Support countries in eradicating hunger & malnutrition in Region
Supporting small-scale agriculture Supporting small-scale agriculture Targeting small scale producers and the rural poor
 

In Action

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 ....
 

Partnerships

New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries Voluntary guidelines applied for the first time – major success in EU-FAO partnership
 

Zero Hunger

Zero Hunger Hunger can be eliminated in our lifetimes Eliminating hunger is a moral imperative that the world cannot afford to ignore. It’s not just the right thing to do; it is the smart thing to do.

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