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  • 26 September : Farmer Field School in Tonga continues to break new ground in the Pacific for training young farmers
  • 23 September : United Nations agencies in Rome vow to take forward zero hunger challenge
  • 19 September : IFAD announces $100 million initiative to assist refugees, displaced people and their host communities in rural areas
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