Tag Archives: Agriculture

UNDP launches study on income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa

Sep 21, 2017

Landmark publication underscores stresses that addressing income disparities in the region will be key to reaching SDGs

New York — It is only by addressing the challenge of income inequality …

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Newborn in Aktau city, Mangystau oblast, Kazakhstan. Photo: UNICEF/UN044581/Kim

Invest more in policies that support childhood development: UNICEF

Governments and the private sector are being urged to support three basic …

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

Photo: FAO/Sonia Nguyen

FAO is helping returnee farmers in Northeast Nigeria.

21 September 2017, Rome– Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but …

Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth employment in Africa

Photo: ©FAO/Tamiru Legesse

FAO provides unemployed rural youth with the necessary training and equipment to start their own farming or rural non-farm-based businesses. Young man in Ethiopia working on his vegetable plot.

20 September 2017, New York – …

Southern African leaders, at General Assembly, call for levelling the economic playing field

20 September 2017 &#150 Warning that Africa is beset by the double scourge of the disparity of the global economy and illicit financial outflows, South African President Jacob Zuma today called on the United Nations …

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