FROM THE FIELD: The UN’s mission to transform agriculture, for people and planet

How can agriculture become better able to resist major international shocks such as climate change, and health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic? https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2020/06/1065912
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UN agency sounds alarm: Dwindling agrobiodiversity ‘severe threat’ to food security

14 Nov 2019

To help ensure the most-consumed foods don’t disappear in the face of the climate crisis, farmers must cultivate crops able to resist environmental shocks and other stresses, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) highlighted in a new set of conservation guidelines published on Thursday.

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Digital tech investment, critical to workforce in least-developed nations

29 Apr 2022

Structural weaknesses in the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have made them more vulnerable to shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and the current food and energy crises, and the situation could worsen if they do not fully participate in global recovery efforts. 

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Digital tech investment, critical to workforce in least-developed nations

Digital tech investment, critical to workforce in least-developed nations

29 Apr 2022

Structural weaknesses in the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have made them more vulnerable to shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and the current food and energy crises, and the situation could worsen if they do not fully participate in global recovery efforts.