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UN Gender Focus: women in the UN, violence against men and women farmers in South Sudan

Exhibition showcases how women helped shape the UN

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Thai king’s legacy on soil “can benefit families of farmers” globally

The former King of Thailand’s focus on improving soil quality can help “families of farmers around the world” reach the Sustainable Development Goals, the internationally agreed targets to fight

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“Business as usual not an option” for farmers

“Business as usual is not an option” for farmers across the world, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Australia’s indigenous farmers face “harassment” from mining companies, says UN expert

Landowners, farmers and individuals from the indigenous communities in Australia are susceptible to “harassment” by mining companies, a UN independent expert has said.

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UN and Africa: focus on Ethiopia farmers, access to food and child soldiers

Farmers need extra US$45 million to ward off El Niño in Ethiopia

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Farmers need extra US$45 million to ward off El Niño in Ethiopia

Farmers battling drought in Ethiopia have “a small window of opportunity” this September to plant a last set of crops for the year, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Insurance “safety net” will help guard against farming disasters

A bigger insurance “safety net” for farmers at risk of losing everything in a natural disaster is being extended by the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Solar power saves women farmers in Senegal

Good farming practices and solar energy have helped to save a women’s agricultural cooperative in Senegal.

The 65 members were about to give up on growing vegetables due to soil degradation caused by low rainfall.

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UN Gender Focus: Nigeria's abducted girls, drugs policies and women farmers

“Complicated and challenging” job to liberate Nigeria’s abducted girls

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Kenyan farmers shift from maize to sorghum to meet changing climate

Climate change is forcing farmers in eastern Kenya to grow against the grain of tradition.

The dry season has been getting longer which has been causing their maize harvests to fail.

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