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Water is crucial to economies and livelihoods and it is central for poverty reduction. Effective and sustainable investments in water can improve food security and reduce rural poverty of smallholder farmers: http://bit.ly/1UuSR8j
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Ten countries from the Pacific have gathered in Nadi, Fiji, for a #UNFAO consultation on the region’s #biodiversity for food and agriculture. The Organization aims at helping the region address climate change challenges and safeguard the contribution biodiversity makes to food security, livelihoods and environmental health: http://bit.ly/23lqHgs
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Check out #UNFAO's database of measures on conservation and management of sharks – a collection of instruments for the conservation and management of sharks: http://bit.ly/1Urq2d3
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Over the next decade, 50 million people may be displaced by desertification. Bold action and investments in sustainable land management and restoration can boost food security, improve livelihoods and help people adapt to climate change. Watch the video to learn more:
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Empowering young people to find solutions to their own problems is the best way to answer the challenges faced by rural societies. Our latest publication provides examples of most successful initiatives and approaches in developing knowledge and skills of #youth to engage in #agriculture: http://bit.ly/1W2EqtZ
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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/1SHG1nX
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Fisheries and aquaculture provide 4.3 billion people with more than 15% of their annual animal protein consumption. See how #UNFAO's blue growth initiative is helping boost #Fisheries and #Aquaculture in Arab countries: http://bit.ly/26O6fcJ
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Ecosystem services, provided by biodiversity, are fundamental to food production and addressing poverty and hunger. Learn 10 interesting facts we collected for you on the four types of services the world’s ecosystems provide and share them with your network! http://bit.ly/1Uc8AsH
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Sustainable #soil management is a pre-requisite for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This latest publication looks at the Abuja Declaration on Fertilizers in the context of achieving food and nutrition security in #Africa by 2030: http://bit.ly/1QMya0R
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Peste des Petits Ruminants, a viral disease which is capable of severely impacting goat and sheep populations, was recently reported in Georgia. #UNFAO and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) are taking action: http://bit.ly/23ifLQE
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#Pulses are a vital source of plant-based proteins and amino acids for people around the globe.  Learn more about the many benefits of regularly including pulses in your diet: http://bit.ly/1W2CykX
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Excelente información gráfica, educativa e inspiradora. Muchas gracias +Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations por vuestra presencia en nuestras vidas. Guillermo
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Quiz time! Complete the sentence: Plants account for over ____________ of the human diet.

A – 25 %

B – 40 %

C – 65 %

D – 80 %
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Our vision: A world free of hunger and malnutrition where food and agriculture contributes to improving the living standards of all, especially the poorest, in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.
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