JAAS and FAO to support sustainable agriculture and rural economies

FAO china riceThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) have signed a partnership agreement to support smallholder farmers through technological innovation

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Rothamsted Research scientists make gene breakthrough in fight against weeds

weed af researchA team of scientists from Rothamsted Research have successfully adapted genetic techniques developed for crop improvement to be used in weeds – allowing them, for the first time, to directly study the genetics responsible for herbicide resistance

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Global grain harvest outlook is good

Food harvest feagAs the governments are taking measures such as banning grain exports and suspending flour sales abroad to ensure their own food security in COVID-19 escalations, this could trigger a food crisis in the world, according to the UN

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Exeter researchers discover novel chemistry to protect crops from fungal disease

exeter wheatAs pathogenic fungi pose a huge and growing threat to global food security, Exeter researchers have discovered a novel chemistry to protect crops from fungal disease

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FAO and Pakistan’s IT secretary sign MoU to boost agriculture

FAO Pakistan e farmingShoaib Ahmed Siddique, secretary IT and telecommunication in Pakistan and Minà Dowlatchahi, FAO representative, have virtually signed an MoU to thwart any delay imposed by worldwide social distancing in the wake of COVID-19

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