The FAO has drawn attention to locusts posing a threat to agriculture in parts of Latin America. Efforts are being made at regional level to cope with locust swarms disaster.

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A breakthrough in how soils are analysed, known as soil spectroscopy, is equipping both farmers and government decision-makers with a new tool in combatting land degradation and improving farmers' crop yields and income.

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Aquaculture production grows fast while wild catch suffers from stagnation. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), world aquaculture production showed a record high of 114 million tons of aquatic…

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Fisheries

In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and disrupt economies across the world, this report urges actions by governments and sets out ten recommendations to prevent future pandemics.

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