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Supporting rural women in Pakistan

This UN radio report describes FAO’s work to promote climate smart agriculture in Pakistan where water scarcity is acute. The project uses farmer field schools to introduce zero tillage (directly sowing on untilled land to avoid erosion and improve water … Continue reading

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How does trade policy support food security?

I attended a meeting at FAO last week. The Committee on Commodity Problems held an event in which experts from WTO and other trade related organizations discussed the linkages between trade and agricultural policy. The impact of climate change on agriculture … Continue reading

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Linking trade, climate change and food security

  This week I attended an expert meeting on climate change and agriculture organized by the Trade and Markets Division at FAO. I gave a presentation on ITC’s experience in working on addressing climate change in traded agricultural commodities, specifically … Continue reading

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