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Briefing – Towards food security in Africa: Are international private-public initiatives paving the way? – 16-10-2017

Towards food security in Africa: Are international private-public initiatives paving the way?

16-10-2017

The rise in global hunger in recent years undermines the perspective of ‘zero hunger by 2030’ set out in the United Nations …

G7 countries can help smallholders and family farmers access data vital for building resilience

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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva (centre) at the G7 Agriculture Ministers meeting.

14 October 2017, Bergamo – Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, …

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After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new United Nations report on …

Disaster Risk Reduction

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On International Day, UN forecasts 14 million people made homeless each year by disasters

13 October 2017 &#150 Sudden onset disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and tropical cyclones, are likely to displace nearly 14 million people worldwide each year, warns a United Nations-backed study released Friday – International …

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