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Govt congratulates Martina on new job as FAO No. 2

Italy's regional affairs minister Vincenzo Amendola on Tuesday welcomed the appointment of former agriculture minister Maurizio Martina as the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation's second-in-command.

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Dal clima alla salute, il ruolo della biodiversità del suolo

Gli organismi del suolo hanno un ruolo determinante nel promuovere la produzione alimentare, rendere più nutrienti i regimi alimentari, proteggere la salute umana, riparare all'inquinamento ambientale e contrastare i cambiamenti climatici, ma il loro contributo rimane ampiamente sottovalutato.

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Time running out to avert famine in Yemen - UN

The window to prevent famine in Yemen is narrowing as new figures show hunger has reached record levels in the war-torn country, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Food Programme and UNICEF warned on Thursday.

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FAO chief Qu to speak at flagship digital technologies forum

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation director-General Qu Dongyu and its chief Economist Maximo Torero will on Thursday address a high-level digital forum aimed at identifying the risks and opportunities that digital technologies present for agriculture.

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The Green Climate Fund's board on Friday approved $158.6 million of funding for new projects in Argentina, Guatemala and Sudan aimed at mitigatin greenhouse gas emissions, boosting resilience to climate change and combatting deforestation, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said in a statement.

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FAO chief Qu thanks Italy's Di Maio for support

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation chief Qu Dongyu on Tuesday thanked Italy for its support for the UN agency and for multilateralism after he held video talks with foreign minister Luigi Di Maio.

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COVID-19 'to have long-term effect on food security' says UN

The health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic will have a negative long-term impact on global food supplies and on agricultural output and will increase hunger an malnutrition in rural and urban areas, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation warned on Thursday.

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FAO launches Italy's global alliance to end hunger

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation on Thursday unveiled a global alliance to boost efforts to beat hunger and ensure sustainable agri-food systems amid the COVID-19 pandemic - an initiative that was proposed by Italy.

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