20.07.2017

The third consecutive failed rainy season is going to worsen hunger in East Africa, FAO warns. Poor rains have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead.

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Droughts, fires and wind as well as insects and fungal attacks: all of them result in stress for the forests of the Earth – and they are all influenced by climate change. A study by an international research team shows that...

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A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called “Powering Agriculture – Sustainable Energy for Food” was held for eight weeks in spring 2016. The revised course reader is now available as an online publication.

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Digitisation

15.06.2017

Digital technologies hold a huge potential for poverty reduction and inclusive development in rural areas, as numerous success stories show: recommendations on crop growing and veterinary extension services for farmers,...

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Experts from OECD and FAO see slower growth in food demand and infer that this could keep world food prices low in the coming years.

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