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Organic farming protects Mother Earth and supports harmony with nature

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Harmony with nature, when it comes to farming, is organic farming. That's according to Jim Gerritsen, who runs a family farm in Maine, a state in the New England region of the north-eastern…

22 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Ban asks for renewed global partnership to reach development goals

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre right) arrives in Mexico City. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

The international community must be committed to supporting future development goals through a renewed global partnership. That's according to…

15 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Countries urged to step up action against destructive banana disease

Diseased banana plants.  FAO

A destructive banana disease that has spread from Asia to Africa and theMiddle Eastposes a major risk to livelihoods…

14 Apr 2014 / Listen /

World Urban Forum discusses building "just and equitable" cities

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More than 30 years ago Medellín, Colombia's second largest city, was better known for being the "murder capital of…

7 Apr 2014 / Listen /
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