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La FAO (Organización para la Agricultura y la Alimentación de Naciones Unidas) acaba de publicar su informe de 2016, ...

FAO promueve una nueva iniciativa para mejorar el sistema actual de concesiones forestales y asegurar que fomenten el manejo sostenible y el desarrollo de las comunidades locales.

Concesiones forestales bien manejadas que incorporen la gestión sostenible pueden...

Para el diseño del proyecto GEF titulado "Gestión sostenible de la agro-biodiversidad y recuperación de ecosistemas vulnerables en regiones andinas del Perú a través del enfoque de sistemas de patrimonio de agricultura globalmente importante (SIPAM)", presentado por...

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat announced on 22 April 2016 that they would start a Mountain Facility, or funding mechanism, to address the rising threat of hunger in the mountain areas of developing countries. The announcement was...

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) outlines its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development (SMD) in its 2015 annual report. The annual report describes the Secretariat’s work in advocacy, communication and knowledge management, promoting International...

Climate change could kill more than 500,000 people a year globally by 2050 by making their diets less healthy, according to ...

The United Nations General Assembly designated 11 December “International Mountain Day”. As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development...

Maize, rice and wheat are fundamental to world food security. We must safeguard production in the world’s grain belts and rice bowls, and increase yields in countries where production has to substantially improve as populations grow. Climate change adds new...

They are more associated with spying, but unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones), will soon be deployed in Uganda to help farmers increase agricultural output and enhance food security.

A drone is operated using a remote control and flies using propellers. It can be fitted...

Agriculture is the most dominant sector in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) countries. It significantly contributes to food security, livelihoods and rural economy of the region. The region ...

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