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22 September 2017
IFAD, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, is targeting half a billion smallholders in the Africa, Latin-America, Central Europe and Asia with its programmes and funding.   Recently appointed president of IFAD, Dr. Gilbert Houngbo visited Sweden for meetings with the Swedish...
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21 September 2017
Since their discovery in the late 1920s, antibiotics and antimicrobial drugs, like amoxicillin, have been vital in human and animal healthcare. These powerful drugs enabled us to treat previously fatal infections, like tuberculosis and pneumonia. These products are used in most surgeries as well as...
19 September 2017
In this guest post, Francis Mendez, Director of Fairtrasa Mexico explains the successful model her organisation uses to help small farmers in Mexico reach big markets.  In my home state of Michoacán, Mexico, many small-scale farmers struggle with poverty and lack of resources. While large...