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Sino-Singapore food park signs two new deals

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Sino-Singapore food park signs two new deals

By RJ Whitehead

The Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone has signed two deals that will boost efforts to produce safe, high-quality products to be exported between the two countries. 

FAO opens Lebanon office to boost conflict-hit food supplies

FAO opens Lebanon office to boost conflict-hit food supplies

By RJ Whitehead

The director-general of the Food and Agriculture office of the United Nations has blamed conflicts in the Middle East for a doubling of undernourished people in the region as he visited a new regional office in Lebanon.

FAO: Poor countries must unite to secure food supply

FAO: Poor countries must unite to secure food supply

By RJ Whitehead

The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation has urged the world’s poorest countries to work harder with one another to be able to develop in time to meet their food security challenges.

China pledges millions to support food security, agri-sustainability

China

China pledges millions to support food security, agri-sustainability

By RJ Whitehead

China has announced a US$50m donation to the Food and Agriculture Organisation to support the UN body’s programme of "South-South cooperation" to improve food security and promote sustainable agricultural development over the next five years.

FAO: Apac countries pushing forward to counter hunger

FAO: Apac countries pushing forward to counter hunger

By RJ Whitehead

The mission for an end to hunger in the Asia-Pacific region has received a boost after members of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation responded to a call by the its director-general, José Graziano da Silva, for a “massive effort” to end hunger...

United Nations calls for pro-family farming policies

United Nations calls for pro-family farming policies

By RJ Whitehead

The United Nations and its Food and Agriculture Organisation have appealed to governments to boost support to the world’s small-scale family farmers in order to win the fight against hunger. 

Jose Graziano da Silva presenting the medal to Wen Jiabao

China pledges agri-growth as FAO honours premier

By RJ Whitehead

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday pledged that China will seek the steady growth of agricultural products and enable Chinese farmers to share the achievements of the country's economic development and social progress.

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