agriculture

FAO concludes social protection and agriculture e-learning series

FAO concludes social protection and agriculture e-learning series

The FAO Regional Initiative on Small-Scale Family Farming has just concluded the first ever e-...
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Detectors in the dirt

Detectors in the dirt

“Agriculture consumes quite a high amount of water, of fresh water, and this is the target of this...
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Capacity Building for Food Loss Reduction in the Near East

Reducing high food losses and waste is critical to improving food availability, achieving food...
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As water scarcity bites, farmers learn how to avoid a drier future

Farmers must resort to technology to cope with more arid conditions Maltese farmers recently took...
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Guerrilla gardeners fight hopelessness in Greece

As Greece flounders under debt and austerity, green-fingered activists are overtaking unused spaces...
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The White Olives of Malta

The white olive is just one of hundreds of varieties of the European olive (Olea europaea) found...
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Economic downturn spurs return to family farms

In the face of economic hardships, many young Greeks return to work the family olive groves that...
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Pollution, desertification and women’s rights linked

Pollution and desertification have a disproportionate impact on women and children, the Sisterhood...
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GROW grows its grassroots in Greece

A vibrant crowd of farmers, growers, food communities and rural development agencies gathered in...
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Egypt launches initiative to keep farmers from bailing on their land

The Egyptian government has launched a new initiative aimed at preventing farmers from abandoning a...
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Working on more productive and sustainable horticulture in Morocco

Horticulture in Morocco has to become more sustainable and productive. Researchers of Wageningen...
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Hayat II project launched in Egypt

The Embassy of Switzerland and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)...
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