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Building Resilience and Reducing Malnutrition - Burkina Faso

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 19:19
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Country Programme Nicaragua (2013–2018)

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 19:16
 a [from World Food Program News]
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YPARD Steering Committee meeting

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 16:51
Source: YPARD   A couple points of note were a new Steering Committee chair and a new name for the coordinator.   New Chair   YPARD would like to welcome Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu as the new Chair of Steering Committee.  We would like to thank Froukje Kruijssen for her guidance and support that she provided as SC Chair and will continue to provide in her current role of vice-chair. Codrin, with his knowledge of YPARD and keen ... [from GFAR News]
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Promoting interactivity

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 15:47
Source: ICT Update by Josh Woodard & Dominic Otieno Omolo    ICTs can help researchers to interact with farmers. The challenge lies in finding a way of integrating traditional and new communication technologies such as mobile phone, radio and video services to send agricultural and market information to farmers.   It is important that agricultural researchers’ work is disseminated to as many end users as possible. ICTs ... [from GFAR News]
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International guidelines take aim at illegal fishing (IUU)

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 14:30
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) remains one of the greatest threats to sustainable fisheries and related livelihoods. International guidelines developed through an FAO-led process aim to cut down on IUU fishing by improving the accountability of flag states - those countries which register fishing vessels and authorize them to fly their flags. [from FAO Newsroom]
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Workshop on e-infrastructure and services at the GIL2013 conference

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 14:24
Workshop on e-infrastructure and services at the GIL2013 conference [from News from Agricultural Information Management Standards Web site]
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Tough Conditions For Those Driven From Home In The DRC

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 14:10
Marie Mwenu Afia, a mother of three, was forced to flee her town February and seek refuge in Punia following attacks by Raia Mutomboki rebels. On her way to Punia she lost her daughter to illness. Now, insecurity and poor road and transport infrastructures in Punia continue to hamper humanitarian interventions.  As Mwenu acknowledges, the only real solution to their suffering is an improvement in the security situation so they can return home and resume their lives. [from World Food Program News]
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WFP To Receive Large Wheat Donation From Government Of Pakistan

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 14:03
Islamabad - The Government of Pakistan has announced a donation of 75,000 metric tons of wheat to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) at a time when critical funding shortages threatened the provision of emergency food assistance to almost one million displaced people in the country’s north-west. [from World Food Program News]
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FAO and CGIAR Consortium form strategic partnership

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 09:30
FAO and the CGIAR Consortium of international agricultural research centres have formed a strategic partnership aimed at boosting the impact of their activities.In a Memorandum of Understanding the two organizations have pledged to engage in "a strategic partnership, building on the institutional strengths of both organizations, in order to increase the effectiveness and impact of their work". [from FAO Newsroom]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC regional office: Venezuela]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC regional office: Uruguay]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC regional office: Paraguay]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC regional office: Ecuador]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC regional office: Chile]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC regional office: Brazil]
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MERCOSUR Y FAO crean nueva alianza para apoyar a la agricultura familiar

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 08:30
La Reunión Especializada sobre Agricultura Familiar del MERCOSUR, REAF, y la FAO unirán sus esfuerzos para desarrollar al máximo el potencial de la agricultura familiar en la región. [from FAO LAC Regional Office: Argentina]
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FAO hosts panel discussion on “One Billion Hungry: Can we Feed the World?”

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 03:30
FAO hosts panel discussion on “One Billion Hungry: Can we Feed the World?” [from FAO Newsroom]
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WFP signs agreement with Imbabura authorities in Ecuador

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 28, 2013 - 03:26
In February 2013 the Imbabura Provincial Government published several articles in its electronic media on joint work with the World Food Programme to improve the food and nutrition security of Colombian refugees living in Imbabura and the most vulnerable Ecuadorian families in the host communities. A new modality links local purchases from small-scale farmers associations to social safety nets, including complementing school meals. These efforts are possible thanks to donations by USAID, Canada, Brazil and Luxembourg. [from World Food Program News]
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Students Attend 2013 Agriculture Outlook Forum to Expand Knowledge

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 27, 2013 - 23:04
Students Attend 2013 Agriculture Outlook Forum to Expand Knowledge [from Agricultural News]
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BECAS IICA-CONACYT: 30 estudiantes efectúan maestrías en universidades mexicanas, en agosto próximo serán 100

AgriFeeds by FAO - February 27, 2013 - 22:08
Subtitulo: El Director General del IICA se reunió con becarios latinoamericanos y con el nuevo Director General de CONACYT, para quien es prioritario mantener este programa, al fortalecer las capacidades humanas en el continente. Cuerpo completo: Algunos de [from IICA NEWS]
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