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WWF and Tesco report indicates more than two billion tonnes of food goes to waste globally

AdobeStock 96317725WWF and Tesco have published Driven to Waste, a new report that quantifies the total amount of food lost on farms globally, revealing that an estimated 2.5 billion tonnes of food goes uneaten around the world each year

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DLG and AVF partner to promote vertical farming

vertical farm 916336 1The DLG (German Agricultural Society) and the Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) are planning to enter a strategic partnership, to jointly promote the field of indoor and vertical farming, in Germany and rest of the world

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IFAD’s investment programme to boost private funding of small-scale farmers

CaptureRural businesses, which are so vital for transforming food systems, will get a much needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries

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FAO proposes dialogue between private sector operators to achieve SDGs

AdobeStock 307235405The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has proposed to initiate a dialogue between the three private sector operators in the North East and North Africa (NENA) region, for transforming the agri-food systems and achieving the sustainable development goals outlined in the 2030 Agenda

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PACJA, FTA sign pact to build climate resilience in smallholder farmers, agricultural trade

AdobeStock 231566167The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) and Fairtrade Africa (FTA) have signed a collaborative pact aimed at addressing the effects of climate change on trade from smallholder farming, and respective producer groups across Africa

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