JOHANNESBURG, Apr 15 (IPS) - The results of a painstaking examination of global agriculture are being formally presented Tuesday with the release of the final report for the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD).
The African Development Bank (AfDB), the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), and the World Bank today called for an increase in funding and a renewed focus on agricultural water management in Africa, including irrigation, drainage and rainwater harvesting.
On the occasion of Women's day on the 8 March 2008, the Right to Food Unit is pleased to announce the publication of a right to food study on.
THIS IS THE PROPOSAL THAT THE WORLD RURAL FORUM WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH ALL THE FARMERS' ORGANISATIONS, RURAL NGO, ETC. February 2008.
To address the need of information FAO has launched a new web portal where facilitates information and analysis on current developments in world food markets
A decision-support tool developed by FAO will help ensure that countries can enter the rapidly growing field of bioenergy industry to produce benefits for the poor without jeopardizing their food security.