03.05.2016

The Paris Climate Change Agreement was signed by 175 Parties in April 2016. This does not mean that the climate agreement will immediately come into force. This takes place only 30 days after 55 Parties accounting for 55 per cent...

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The southern cassowary is a domestic bird of the Australian tropics.
06.05.2016

Rare animal species are vital to maintaining tropical ecosystems and could cause a chain reaction of disastrous biodiversity loss if they go extinct, a recent study warns. 

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04.05.2016

The role that farmers play in the development and conservation of crop genetic diversity, and the contribution of that diversity to agro-ecosystem resilience and food security is of paramount importance says new book. 

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03.05.2016

Two leading exhibition organisers in livestock and agricultural machinery, DLG International and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, have announced a joint-venture agreement to launch a new exhibition, AGRITECHNICA ASIA, to take place in... 

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Maize farmers are to gain access to services such as savings, insurance and credit for input and storage of their produce. <br/>Photo: © FAO/M. Mugisha
23.02.2016

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa has entered into a partnership with KCB Group to facilitate the development and implementation of a platform that enables smallholder farmers across the East African region access credit,... 

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02.04.2016

Opinions vary on the issue of two billion people with nutritional deficits. While there are those who advocate biofortification, others are opting for a balanced diet with a sufficient amount of fruit and vegetables. Article:How... 

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28.03.2016

Establishing a water goal in its own right in the SDGs is an important step in the right direction. However, global efforts need to be stepped up if the human right to water and sanitation is to become a reality and a global water crisis... 

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IAMO Forum: Rural Labor in Transition: Structural Change, Migration and Governance

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Singapore International Water Week

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