Jean Kaahwa called on the participants to bid farewell to obsolete notions of African farmers
Food security 03.02.2016

It is a good thing to have new technologies, but without education and knowledge transfer, they are not going to help secure food in the future, the International Business Panel concluded in Berlin, Germany, in mid-January. [more]

Jean Kaahwa called on the participants to bid farewell to obsolete notions of African farmers
Land use 07.01.2016

Google Maps and FAO have agreed to work closely together to make geospatial tracking and mapping products more accessible, providing a high-technology assist to countries tackling climate change and much greater capacity to...[more]

Finance 05.10.2015

FAO and MasterCard will explore ways to provide credit or money to households to buy basic needs and farming inputs on local markets.[more]

Microfinance 17.09.2015

German Sparkassenstiftung joins forces with UN World Food Programme (WFP) in a training measure for farmers to become instructors in rural Zambia. [more]

Rice production 01.09.2015

DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH is investing in improving rice production in Cambodia, the aim being to expand a rice mill and thus safeguard the income of small-scale farmers in southern Cambodia.[more]

Food losses 14.08.2015

FAO signed a partnership agreement with Autogrill – the multinational food and beverage provider best known for its full-service motorway rest stops and airport restaurants – to cut food waste and introduce products of...[more]

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