Agriculture

Pilot activity launched to improve lives of rural women in Vietnam’s northern mountainous region

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) of Vietnam and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) co-organised the launching workshop of the pilot activity on ‘Resilient Livelihoods for Rural Women in Vietnam Northern Mountainous Region’

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Paving the way towards a greener, more resilient, and inclusive future

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Countries in central and west Asia have endorsed three new cross-border cooperation initiatives to help accelerate the region’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, improve food security, and boost the development of clean energy

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Singapore deepens partnership with FAO for climate-resilient transformation of agrifood systems

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As a response to the devastating effects of the climate crisis on agricultural yields, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of the Republic of Singapore are strengthening their collaboration under their existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was first signed in 2015 and renewed for the second time in 2021

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Norway promises top-up contribution of urgently needed climate finance

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On 9 November 2022, Norway, as part of a commitment to triple its support to climate adaptation by 2026, has pledged an additional US$9.5mn contribution of urgently needed climate finance to the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD)

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Researchers in Thailand developing new strain of rice to survive floods and to resist pests

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As reported by Dusita Saokaew in China Global Television Network, the new study could help contribute to global food security

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