Tag Archives: AgricultureRuralDevelopment

The “New Way of Working”: Bridging aid's funding divide

A new UN-led reform policy aims to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development actors. Heard this tune before? Perhaps. But the so-called New Way of Working (NWOW) has, according to its champions, the potential

The “New Way of Working”: Bridging aid's funding divide

A new UN-led reform policy aims to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development actors. Heard this tune before? Perhaps. But the so-called New Way of Working (NWOW) has, according to its champions, the potential

Increasing food production without damaging the environment

Photo: ©FAO/Alessia Pierdomenico.

High-input, resource intensive farming systems have substantially increased food production, but at a high cost to the environment.

30 May 2017, Brussels – To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, …

Focus on agriculture is key to ensure that Belt and Road initiative promotes sustainable development

Photo: ©FAO/

Chinese Agriculture Minister Han Changfu with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.

15 May 2017, Beijing – The Belt and Road initiative linking China and the Eurasia region can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Answer – Food security: recognition of the role of livestock – E-001649/2017

The High Level Panel of Experts for Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) Report(1) on sustainable agricultural development highlights the crucial economic and social role that livestock plays in many food systems, providing income, wealth …

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