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19 Dec 2014 description

World experts agree improved crop varieties need to go hand-in-hand with eco-friendly farming systems

Rome, 19 December 2014 ­ - Cereal-based farming systems must join the transition to sustainable agriculture if they are to meet unprecedented demand for maize, rice and wheat. That was one of the key messages to emerge from a meeting held by FAO this week and attended by leading crop production specialists.

19 Dec 2014 description

Experts in food security and agricultural production have addressed the issue

19 December 2014, Dakar, Senegal – In addition to the health consequences in West Africa, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has also led to various economic and social disruptions in affected and neighbouring countries.

19 Dec 2014 description

Este documento analiza los riesgos, impactos y oportunidades de la construcción de paz para el desarrollo sostenible territorial y gira alrededor de tres temas: el primero tiene que ver con el ordenamiento territorial; el segundo tema se refiere a las oportunidades de desarrollo local que se pueden dar si se hace un aprovechamiento sostenible del patrimonio natural; y el tercer tema se relaciona con la gobernanza, el fortalecimiento de la organización comunitaria y la institucionalidad ambiental. Por último, se hace una mención especial a la actividad extractiva en el posacuerdo.

Jobs

10 entries found
19 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 09 Jan 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

17 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 07 Jan 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

17 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 07 Jan 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

The Plant Production and Protection Division (AGP)promotes the sustainable intensification of crop production (SCPI). This requires the integration and harmonization of all appropriate crop production policies and practices in order to increase production in a sustainable manner in order to eradicate hunger while preserving the natural resources and environment for future use.

16 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 04 Jan 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Under the direct supervision of the FAO West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS) Head of Office, in close consultation with the FAO WBGS Head of Programme and in close collaboration with the FAO WBGS Operations Officer, the incumbent will carry out the following tasks:

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