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Each day the CBD Secretariat conducts a global Internet search for relevant news stories. The following stories collected over the last seven days relate to agriculture and biodiversity.

11 February 2016

UN News Centre, 2016-02-11
10 February 2016 – The overuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents is impacting rural livelihoods and food security, and requires globally coordinated efforts, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

9 February 2016

Science Daily, 2016-02-09
Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to new research.
Reuters, 2016-02-09
Iran plans to turn itself into a major food exporter, hoping the lifting of sanctions will boost international trade and allow investment in the agricultural sector, an official in Iran's state grain buying agency said.

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