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Press Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue en route Cedar Rapids, IA | June 21, 2017

Aboard Air Force One
En Route Cedar Rapids, Iowa

5:12 P.M. CDT

MS. WALTERS:  Good evening, everybody.  As you all know, we’re on our way to Cedar Rapids, where the President will highlight precision agriculture …

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Photo: ©FAO//Giuseppe Carotenuto

FAO and the World Bank are strengthening their cooperation to end hunger and poverty at global and national levels. The two organizations will work closely together to support the member countries in meeting the SDGs, …

Report – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – A8-0216/2017 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

to the Council concerning the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly

(2017/2041(INI))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Charter of the United Nations,

–  having regard to the …

World needs to pre-empt devastating drought impacts through better preparedness

Photo: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Parched earth in Kenya, one of the East African countries currently feeling the impacts of drought.

19 June 2017, Rome – Investing in preparedness and building the resilience of farmers is fundamental to facing situations …

Cities at war, Syrian polio, and South Sudan crisis deepens: The Cheat Sheet

Check out the humanitarian topics on IRIN’s radar and trawl through our curation of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

Cities at war

Look no further than recent headlines for a …

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