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  • Digital innovations are bringing youth back to agriculture August 20, 2018
    Youth around the world are increasingly turning away from agriculture. Traditionally requiring tough manual labour and offering low wages, agriculture does not often appeal to new generations who generally prefer to try their luck finding jobs in cities.  
  • 5 ways FAO helps people in emergencies August 17, 2018
    Disasters, like an earthquake or a violent coup d’état, can strike suddenly, or like droughts and floods, develop slowly. Emergencies are devastating for people everywhere, but for those whose livelihoods or food needs depend entirely on agriculture and natural resources, these disasters can often be overwhelming. FAO addresses emergencies in a variety of ways from […]
  • How to get kids to eat pulses August 16, 2018
    Pulses are highly versatile ingredients to cook with—as either a main meal or a side dish, they are the perfect complement to even the boldest of flavours. But just like any new type of food, convincing the pickiest eaters in the family to try these nutritious beans, peas and lentils can sometimes prove difficult.  
  • New skills, new hope August 13, 2018
    Akuilina Ihurre used to think she was too old to join a farmers’ group but she knew she needed support to overcome years of hunger. Today, she is producing food with seeds, agricultural tools and techniques acquired through an FAO Farmer Field School in Torit, in South Sudan.