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18 October 2016

Agriculture and Biodiversity
UN News Centre, 2016-10-18
17 October 2016 – Opening its 43rd plenary session in Rome today in the wake of major global agreements on sustainable development and climate change, the main United Nations body focused on food security and nutrition, called for an urgent transformation of the world’s food system and nutrition to eradicate all forms of extreme poverty, hunger, and malnutrition by 2030.

17 October 2016

Agriculture and Biodiversity
UN News Centre, 2016-10-17
16 October 2016 – To mark World Food Day 2016, the United Nations is highlighting the close links between climate change, sustainable agriculture, and food and nutrition security, with the message: “The climate is changing. Food and agriculture must, too.”
Guardian (UK), 2016-10-17
Medicines classified as ‘critically important in human medicine’ appear to be in frequent use, says European Medicines Agency
Deutsche Welle, 2016-10-17
Finding the perfect harvest item from a local grower is one of the joys of strolling through a French market. But life isn't always easy for French farmers in the face of climate change and competition from agribusiness.
Jakarta Post, 2016-10-17
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Indonesia is piloting the development of conservation agriculture in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), two eastern Indonesian provinces known for low rainfall.

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