To overcome nutrition challenges

17 Oct 2018 3:41 PM GMT
FAO advocates strengthening of agricultural value chains to create livelihood opportunities beyond primary agriculture in rural areas

Millets back in our fields and plates

4 Sep 2018 2:28 PM GMT
For 60 years, India’s agriculture policy has focused on rice and wheat and neglected millets. But these nutri cereals are gradually making a...

Polycropping to drought-proof agriculture

25 Feb 2018 4:37 PM GMT
As a result of natural farming practice that encourages polycropping, groundnut is no more the solo crop in many villages.

Agriculture combined with forestry

20 July 2016 10:28 PM GMT
The latest edition of the State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) report explores the relationship between agriculture and forestry for a food-secure...

E-agriculture can drive rural development

26 May 2016 9:46 PM GMT
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union, has come up with...

Save and Grow: Sustainable production

31 March 2016 9:42 PM GMT
Maize, rice, and wheat - the world’s major cereals - can be grown in ways that take into account sustainability for a better future.A book published...

Biotechnologies for better yields

19 Feb 2016 7:42 PM GMT
Family farmers in developing countries must have access to agricultural biotechnologies, keeping in mind the need to improve yields and maintain...

Safety net for agricultural households

15 Oct 2015 9:37 PM GMT
The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) annual report on the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2015 explores the potential of social...

Global vaccination targets are ‘off-track’

25 April 2015 10:39 PM GMT
The progress made to achieve the 2015 global vaccination target is still off-track with one in five children still missing out on routine life-saving...

Why Do Chameleons Change Their colours?

15 March 2015 10:20 PM GMT
Ever wondered how a chameleon changes its colour? Swiss scientists have found the answer after observing for years the panther chameleon of Madagascar...
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