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Training Farmers in Agroecology: A Sound Investment to Fight Hunger
During a high level panel on sustainable agriculture held at the European Development Days 2012, experts said that world hunger has diminished worldwide, but it will only continue to do so if farmers are trained to implement agro-ecology principles using such techniques as agroforestry, conservation agriculture and the proper application of fertiliser.
Organic Pineapples and Edible Insects: All Part of a Three-way South-South Initiative
Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica have come together under a programme of South-South cooperation, sharing skills and knowledge on agriculture, environmental issues and much more, using funds from the Netherlands.
The EU Supports Adaptation Strategies of Ten Banana Producing Countries
With an erosion of their preferences to enter into the EU banana market, banana-exporting countries in the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) need to adapt. 2012 heralds the launch of the programming stage of the Banana Accompanying Measures (BAM), which provides a variety of support to eligible countries.