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Tuesday, 09 July 2019 09:39

Food supply okay, trade vital

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15% over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 13:34

It’s World Soil Day!

New Zealand scientists are taking a leading role in the global effort to preserve and improve soil health. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 October 2016 13:25

Food, ag needs to change: World Food Day

Agcarm supports the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in recognising World Food Day on October 16.

Published in General News

Exploring how agricultural biotechnologies can benefit small-holder farmers particularly in developing countries will be the subject of an international symposium next month.

Published in World News
Thursday, 20 August 2015 10:20

Soil more crucial than climate change

An international soil scientist says restocking the world’s arable soil with carbon is more important than climate change.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 April 2015 06:46

Soils the foundation of food production

Healthy soils are the foundation of global food production and ought to become a key agenda item in public policy, says the FAO.

Published in General News
Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00

Time we stopped treating soil like dirt!

Soil Scientists need to engage more with society and educate people about the importance of soil.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 August 2014 09:50

World food prices hit 6-month low

THE FAO Food Price Index decreased for a fourth consecutive month in July mainly due to a sharp decline in international prices for maize, wheat and certain oilseeds, reflecting ample supplies for these commodities.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 10:49

China awarded for fighting hunger

CHINA, WITH Chile and Morocco, won recognition this week from FAO for outstanding progress in fighting hunger.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 10:08

Thirty million less hungry people

THERE ARE NEARLY 30 million less hungry people in the world in 2013, compared to last year, says FAO director-general Jose Graziano da Silva.

Published in General News
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