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04. – AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING

MOZAMBIQUE / NUTRITION

Fishing communities in Mozambique are learning to make the most of a land rich with resources and are arming themselves against disease at the same time. One of the key elements is better nutrition. IFAD

14 Aug 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / OIL PRICES

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said falling oil prices will benefit many of the world's poorest, but a corresponding drop in food prices will negatively affect those who earn meager incomes through agriculture. WORLD BANK

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / WILDLIFE FOREST CRIME

The head of the United Nations' crime agency said today all countries  must treat wildlife and forest crimes  as serious criminal offences. UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / CATTLE VACCINATIONS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is carrying out a vaccination programme to try to stem the spread of diseases hitting cows, goats and sheep along Lebanon's border with Syria. FAO

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / LOCUST CRISIS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calls for urgent funds to address the ongoing threat posed to food security and nutrition. FAO

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA ECONOMY IMPACT

Liberia -one of the three most affected countries by Ebola- could experience negative GDP growth for the first time since the war ended 11 years ago unless urgent action is taken to stimulate the economy. This West African country was one of the fastest growing economies in the world last year, but recent projections show [...]

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

RWANDA / CLIMATE CHANGE

The weather in Rwanda is becoming more and more unpredictable causing farmers to lose about 40% of their harvests. Now new business hubs are helping farmers adapt to the changing climate, allowing them to store their crops safely and get them to markets. IFAD

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

RWANDA / COW DUNG BIOGAS

The UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in partnership with the Rwandan government has developed a "FlexiBiogas" method of capturing methane gas from cow dung to create a clean bio-gas to burn as fuel. IFAD  

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GRENADA / AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS

A decade after Hurricane Ivan destroyed ninety per cent of the island and with funding from the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), an organization is working to restore agriculture's place in Granada's economy. To do this, they have to help farmers to access markets beyond their borders. IFAD

25 Oct 2014 | Read More »

FAO / LI KEQIANG

Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang today announced a $50 million donation to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to support the Organization’s program of “South-South cooperation” to improve food security and promote sustainable agricultural development over the next five years. FAO

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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