West Africa: Boosting Pastoralists' Resilience, Key to Achieving Peace in the Sahel
The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots,… Read more »
Africa: FAO Guide Outlines How to Protect Forests From Invasive Insects
Bugs such as the Winter moth and Asian Chestnut gall wasp are the bane of valuable trees and the people who rely on and benefit from them. Read more »
Africa: The Vatican Joins FAO to Denounce Labour Abuses in Fishing Industry
Illegal and inhumane practices in the world's fishing sector must be stamped out and replaced with sustainable ones to support the livelihoods of one of every 10 people on the… Read more »
Africa: #StopSoilPollution: 6 Reasons Why Soil Pollution Should Not Go Unnoticed
Soil is a finite resource, meaning its loss and degradation is not recoverable within a human lifespan. Soils affect the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, our… Read more »
Africa: Giving New Life to Degraded Lands in Small Island Developing States
An FAO partnership with Google is helping collect and analyse land degradation data Read more »
Africa: Fishing to Live - Time for Action to Support and Protect Small-Scale Fisheries
Two-thirds of the caught fish that humans eat are taken by small-scale fishers, many using canoes carved from logs or stationary beach seine nets such as the rampani that dot… Read more »
Africa: FAO Director-General Appeals for Second Green Revolution
FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for a second Green Revolution to feed the world's growing population while preserving natural resources and the environment. Read more »
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