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Landscape management
Trade and production
News Story
29 July 2015
New approach to agricultural development offers a means to accelerate and sustain economic progress in Africa

This article is based on the report “Towards a comprehensive Strategic Framework to Upscale and Out-scale Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EbA) driven agriculture in Africa” released ahead of the 2nd Africa EbA for Food Security Conference which will be hosted by the UNEP in Nairobi during 30-31 of July, 2015.

Trade and production
News Story
19 May 2015
G20 leaders take action for sustainable food systems and food waste reduction

During a recent G20 meeting in Istanbul, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva praised the agricultural ministers of the member countries for making commitments to reduce food waste and promote sustainable food systems.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
News Story
11 October 2013
World Food Day 2013. Focus: Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition

16th of October is the World Food Day. First celebrated in 1979, it is also the anniversary of FAO's founding. The theme of the day is announced at the beginning of each year by the FAO, this initiative is meant to facilitate better understanding of the problems and solutions to ending hunger.

Health and nutrition
26 February 2013
Avoiding Future Famines

This report addresses an important aspect of the food security discourse: the ecological foundation of food security.