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Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.
Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

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#UNFAO is helping countries to adopt climate-smart practices that can boost farmers’ productivity and income while reducing food prices: http://bit.ly/2kQ72Wl
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Thanks to generous support from the Government of Japan, #UNFAO has successfully delivered emergency assistance to more than 6,000 rural households in Myanmar: http://bit.ly/2ldowzs
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#UNFAO wants hear from you! Join our online discussion on “Agroecology and Soil Health” to identify successful agroecological farming practices which improve soil health. Deadline: 12 March 2017. http://bit.ly/2lCkTUY
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Achieving food security for all is intrinsically linked to maintenance of #biodiversity! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2kRNrJn
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#PhotooftheWeek | Variety of dried maize cobs. The diversity of genetic resources for food and agriculture (plants/crops, animals, aquatic resources, forests, micro-organisms and invertebrates) plays a crucial role in meeting basic human food and nutritional needs. #UNFAO works to preserve genetic resources, increase and improve provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries in a sustainable manner.
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Did you know? A one-hectare paddy can produce up to 9 tonnes of rice and 750 kg of fish a year. In addition, fish raised with rice provide protein, essential fatty acids and a wide range of micronutrients. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2kQ8qd2 #SaveAndGrow
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Forests is a key feature of food security landscape. Take a tour with us and learn interesting facts on #forests and the socioeconomic benefits they provide to people around the world: http://bit.ly/2kQnk2Y
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#Pulses are an affordable source of protein for a large proportion of rural populations, significantly less expensive compared to animal foods. They can be stored for long periods without losing their nutritional value and many pulses are drought-resistant, which makes them great allies for achieving global food security. http://bit.ly/2kmMat4 #LovePulses
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Schools are an ideal setting for teaching basic skills in food, nutrition and health. Here are 7 ways schools can play a crucial role in tackling malnutrition, improving diets and developing good, healthy eating habits: http://bit.ly/2k6tE9n #SchoolFeeding
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Almost 88% of the world’s 1.2 billion #youth live in developing countries. We need to cultivate the young generation of farmers, food entrepreneuers, scientists and agronomists: http://bit.ly/2kFc8Wz
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