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Iran parliament attack “barbaric and cowardly:” UN Security Council
The deadly terrorist attack on Iran’s parliament on Wednesday has been condemned in the strongest terms by the UN Security Council.
Civil society groups, government agencies and local people in Trinidad and Tobago are coming together to improve management of forests and other protected areas, including those linked to the sea.
Illicit fishing costs the world up to US$23 billion a year, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
FAO deal promotes sustainable rice production
Making charcoal manufacturing more efficient can help address climate change and improve rural livelihoods.
Creating decent employment opportunities in rural areas is “crucial” to preventing people there from leaving because they feel they have no other job options, a phenomenon known as distress migration.
African countries unite to tackle crop pest infestation
Sixteen countries in east and southern Africa have agreed on taking action to boost their ability to manage emerging crop pests and livestock diseases.
Conference supports women’s peace efforts in Libya
Peace cannot be achieved in Libya without the active participation of women.
Sustainable forest management will play an important part in global efforts to combat climate change, according to a senior official with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).