21.07.2016

In a new World Food Programme innovation centre, digital founders and start-ups are to develop new solutions for combating hunger.

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The rapid development of a safe and effective ZIKV vaccine is a global health priority.
22.07.2016

An international team of researchers have achieved a crucial breakthrough in the treatment of the ZIKA virus. For the first time, they have developed two vaccine candidates that fully protected mice against the virus after just one... 

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15.07.2016

Despite notable progress in some areas, the state of the world's marine resources has not improved over the last decade. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s new State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report highlights the... 

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Africa is a focal area of the Ministry’s long-term development co-operation activities.
19.07.2016

The German Government has raised the budget for the Development Ministry. The additional funding is to be spent largely on reconstruction and rehabilitation in crisis areas.   

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28.06.2016

About 1,000 farmers in northern Nigeria will be trained on good agricultural practices and entrepreneurial skills thanks to a new partnership between Nestlé Nigeria and the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC).     

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13.07.2016

Since the European Union removed the milk quota in April 2015, milk production has risen by just below four per cent in the Member States. NGOs fear that growing EU exports are destroying the livelihoods of countless milk producers in the... 

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21.07.2016

There are many reasons why young people in Africa are turning their backs on agriculture. Our author is convinced that here, access to technology, in particular tractors, is the crucial aspect. 

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7-12 August 2016 - Ibadan, Nigeria

3rd All Africa Horticultural Congress (AAHC): 'Horticulture for Improved Livelihoods'

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27 August-2 September 2016 - Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week: "Water and Sustainable Growth"

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29 August-1 September 2016 - Le Corum, Montpellier, France

5th International Ecosummit : Ecological sustainability, engineering change

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IUCN World Conservation Congress

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14-15 September 2016 - Villers-Saint-Christophe, France

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IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems (SWWS)

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18-21 September 2016 - Vienna, Austria

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27 September 2016 - Hohenheim (Stuttgart), Germany

Food Security and Nutrition in the context of the 2030 Agenda:
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3rd International Congress Hidden Hunger

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