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New York, Dec 30(Just Earth News): People around the world, especially poor farmers in developing Asian countries, will benefit through the use of nuclear techniques in combatting diseases affecting farm animals and improve water management practices, the United Nations atomic energy agency has said. more
Conflict casts shadow on fight to end hunger in some regions – UN agriculture agency

New York, Dec 22(Just Earth News): Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hindering efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 20 ...

Thousands in DR Congo’s Kasais to benefit from UN food, nutrition efforts, but challenges remain

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): Against the backdrop of severe hunger as a result of conflict in central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations emergency food relie ...

UN agency helps farmers in Latin America broaden their market horizons

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): Improving market access, particularly beyond national borders, for family farmers and small and medium agriculture enterprises in the Latin America and ...

On International Day, UN agency urges greater investment for sustainable agriculture in mountains

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): On International Mountain Day, the United Nations food security agency has called for greater focus on sustainable agriculture in highland regions aroun ...

Conflicts, drought drive hunger despite strong global food supply – UN agriculture agency

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News):  Despite strong global food supply, localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, the Unite ...

Urgent action needed to address rising global hunger, says UN agency head

New York, Dec 5(Just Earth News): Immediate action is needed to address the rise in global hunger, the head of the United Nations food security agency has urged, highlighting the need to ...

From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food

New York, Dec 1(Just Earth News): With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its impact on food sources, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organizat ...

Ensuring family farmers’ access to food key to tackling global hunger – UN agency

New York, Nov 29(Just Earth News): Family farmers need more support and access to food, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency has said, urging lawmakers to consider legislatio ...

Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yemen, warns UN relief wing

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): The United Nations relief wing on Friday, warned of famine-like conditions unfolding in Yemen, as a blockade on aid and other essential goods by a Saudi ...