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The United Nations will present a new report on food and nutrition security in Latin America and the Caribbean
On December 2, the United Nations will present the new edition of the report Panorama of food and nutritional security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020, focused on the territories that suffer the highest rates of malnutrition, stunring and overweight.
Resilience in rural Syria: The sound of songbirds
Conflict has paralyzed much of Syria’s rural economy over the past decade. People throughout the countryside often repeat what has become a common quote: “No sound is louder than the sound of gunshots.” But at least one woman in rural Syria is listening to a different tune.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Each year, to raise public awareness of gender-based violence across the world, the United Nations recognizes 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
16 days of activism against gender-based violence: Building a brighter future for women and girls
Violence against women is far more than a violation of human rights. It undermines women’s physical and mental health, as well as their ability to be happy and productive members of their societies.
IFAD and FAO join forces to support family farming in the Near East and North Africa
IFAD and FAO have joined forces to foster inclusive and sustainable family farming as the central cornerstone for a vibrant, productive and profitable agriculture across the Near East and North Africa.
Why small farms are key to the future of food - and how we can support them
In the 25 years since Clayton Christensen coined the term “disruptive innovation,” much has been written about the benefits of shaking up established business practices.
Innovations in agriculture during COVID-19 – Episode 14
This month’s programme is all about innovations in agriculture. We’re travelling around the world to hear about new technologies designed to ensure food security.
Resilience in rural Syria: An entrepreneurial spirit conquers hardships
Determination and perseverance are what make an entrepreneur successful. That’s doubly true in a country like Syria, where ongoing conflict has disrupted people’s lives for the past decade.
In an urbanizing world, strong rural–urban links remain the key to resilient cities
As the world becomes more and more urbanized, many have suggested that cities hold the key to an efficient, sustainable future.