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World Soil Day

5 December 2023, Bonn, Germany


FAO Council (174th Session)

4 - 8 December 2023, Rome, Italy


Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly (FAO)

12 - 14 July 2023, Rome, Italy


FAO Council (173rd Session)

10 July 2023, Rome, Italy


World Food Safety Day

7 June 2023, Rome, Italy


Global Symposium on Soil and Water (FAO)

31 May - 2 June 2023, Rome, Italy


FAO Council (172nd Session)

24 - 28 April 2023, Rome, Italy


World Water Day: "Accelerating Change"

22 March 2023, New York, United States of America


46th session of the IFAD Governing Council

14 - 15 February 2023, Rome, Italy


World Soil Day

5 December 2022, Bonn, Germany


World Food Safety Day

16 October 2022, Rome, Italy

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A surprising win-win: Intensive vanilla farming and biodiversity conservation

The sweet scent of vanilla has an unusual origin. The aromatic seed pod is the product of a pale yellow orchid that blooms from tree-climbing vines. Native to the tropical Americas, it is now grown around the world, particularly in Madagascar, off the eastern coast of Africa.

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Big falls in crop yields across Europe feared due to heatwaves

Yields of key crops in the EU will be sharply down this year owing to heatwaves and droughts, further exacerbating the impacts of the Ukraine war on food prices.

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Long-standing systems for sustainable farming could feed people and the planet — if industry is willing to step back

Global food systems are at a breaking point. Not only are they responsible for roughly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, they are also the top contributors to water pollution and biodiversity collapse.

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Uncovering best practices for cover crops to optimize crop production

Planting cover crops is a beneficial agricultural practice. One of their many benefits is to cover soil for times when farmers cannot plant cash crops like corn and soy—over the winter, for example. But it is not as simple as just growing cover crops in between growing seasons.

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Report shows impact of higher crop, input prices

A report by the Agricultural and Food Policy Center, AFPC, at Texas A&M University titled "Economic Impact of Higher Crop and Input Prices on AFPC's Representative Crop Farms" provides insights into the economic impacts of higher crop and major input prices on the center's 64 representative crop ...

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How your favourite tipple could help remove carbon and boost biodiversity

What are you drinking? An easy enough question. But I’m clinking through my booze cupboard – three types of whisky, two half-drunk bottles of gin, a cheap bottle of brandy used for a cake – and I’m still not entirely sure.

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Beyond honey: 4 essential reads about bees

As spring gardening kicks into high gear, bees emerge from hibernation and start moving from flower to flower. These hardworking insects play an essential role pollinating plants, but they’re also interesting for many other reasons.

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From traditional practice to top climate solution, agroecology gets growing attention

The satellite imagery is staggering: an Antarctic ice shelf roughly the size of New York City collapsing into the ocean. Its demise, captured and reported by NASA scientists in mid-March, was only the latest startling news from a region where temperatures have soared up to 40° Celsius (72° Fahre ...

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‘Too many people, not enough food’ isn’t the cause of hunger and food insecurity

Nearly one in three people in the world did not have access to enough food in 2020. That’s an increase of almost 320 million people in one year and it’s expected to get worse with rising food prices and the war trapping wheat, barley and corn in Ukraine and Russia.

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Agriculture is linked with malaria in complex ways: Evidence from 16 African countries

The African population is expected to triple by 2100. This means that more food, water and agricultural commodities are required. To meet these needs, African governments and development agencies have set up large agricultural projects.


World Water Day: "Groundwater - Making the Invisible Visible"

22 March 2022, New York, United States of America

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Three crops rule the world: What it means for the planet’s wildlife

Around three-fourths of the food humans consume globally comes from just 12 plant and five animal sources, with just three crops — wheat, rice and corn — accounting for 51 per cent of the calories included in the diet, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

"Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky." The old saying is still popular in Spain's rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

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Sea vegetables are the future of farming

Seaweed salad has never appealed to me. I was incredibly skeptical when I first read that kelp is the new kale. How could a slimy saltwater plant replace the curly crowd-pleaser that foodies take home from farmers markets in bagfuls?

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Global cropland could be almost halved by increasing agricultural productivity

With rising global demand for agricultural commodities for use as food, feed, and bioenergy, pressure on land is increasing. At the same time, land is an important resource for tackling the principal challenges of the 21st century—the loss of biodiversity and global climate change.

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Spain's ingenious water maze

Invented by the region's Moorish rulers 1,200 years ago, Valencia's irrigation system is now a model for sustainable farming.

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Cultivated and wild bananas in northern Viet Nam threatened by а devastating fungal disease

Fusarium is one of the most important fungal plant pathogens, affecting the cultivation of a wide range of crops. All over the world, thousands of farmers suffer agricultural losses caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (referred to as Foc for short), which directly affects their income, s ...

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Pulsing with goodness

Get this: by choosing to eat more lentils, peas or dried beans, you might be boosting not only your own health but also that of the planet, right from your own kitchen.

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The world's most unwanted plants help trees make more fruit

Keeping the spark alive is hard in any relationship. It's especially hard for fruit trees trying to attract pollinators.

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Our meat obsession is destroying the planet: Solution is to change how we see animals

Globally, we eat around 318 million tons of meat every year. By 2050, that figure is projected to reach 517 million tons. This rising number reflects how farming animals like pigs, chickens and cows for consumption by humans has been largely normalized as essential to our existence.

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Cut meat and dairy output by a third to save climate, British farmers told

British farmers must reduce their production of meat and dairy by a third in the next 10 years if scientific advice on limiting greenhouse gas emissions is to be met, the conservation charity WWF has said.

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French crop yield, area and production data for ten staple crops from 1900 to 2018 at county resolution

Agricultural performance is influenced by environmental conditions, management decisions and economic circumstances. It is important to quantify their respective contribution to allow for detecting major hazards to production, projecting future yields under climate change and deriving adaptation ...

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Agricultural land reduced by 6.2% in 10 years, survey shows

A census of agriculture conducted by the National Statistics Office paints a sad, but not unexpected picture of the sector, with less land under cultivation and fewer livestock in many cases.

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Bsissa: North Africa's ancient convenience food

When blended with olive oil and honey, this unassuming brown powder – which has been eaten by Tunisians and Libyans for millennia – transforms into a breakfast of champions.

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Coffee buzz: Ugandan farmers use bees to boost coffee production

The bumblebees are buzzing among the beans and flowers of the coffee plantation, boosting crop yields while dancing from plant to plant with a natural serendipity that would make you think they have been there forever.

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