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“Major transformations” are needed to make food production sustainable

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Empowering small-scale farmers and providing them better access to information, markets and technologies is key to ensuring future food security. Photo: FAO… 257 more words

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Failure to act now will compromise future food production, sabotage 2030 development agenda

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Members of an Indian farmers group measure local groundwater levels at an observation well.

FAO Director-General urges more support to help small farmers adapt to a changing climate…

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“Our land. Our home. Our Future”: the World Day to Combat Desertification on 17 June 2017

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UN launches campaign to invest in degraded lands to create jobs, boost incomes and food security

“Our land. Our home. Our Future,” is the rallying call for this year’s celebration of the World Day to Combat Desertification on 17 June 2017. 241 more words

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To change the mentality of the producers and empower the role of the women

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Cuba develops program for the sustainable use of the land

Specialists from Operation 15 Program whose objective is to stop processes that leads to drought and desertification in four countries among them Cuba and Namibia has created a communication strategy for the sustainable management of the land. 203 more words

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The connection between migration and land degradation

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Photo: Burkina Faso: 20 000 trees are planted to create living hedges. Credit: UNCCD

UN Launches Campaign to Invest in Degraded Lands… 310 more words

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Combating desertification is not fighting against nature, but restoring a respect for it.

Dust obscures the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan (2001). Credit: Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

3 WAYS YOUR FOOD CHOICES COULD REVERSE DESERTIFICATION… 253 more words

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