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Street traders undervalued in Asia's cities

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a seemingly never-ending line of office workers patiently wait to be served lunch at a makeshift food stall in Malaysia's capital, owner Masidah Jais takes a well-earned break.

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‘Turnip the Beet’ recognizes high-quality summer meals for US kids

There are millions of America’s youth who do not have access to nutritious meals when school is not in session. Offering nutritious meals to the nation’s children and teens that are appetising, appealing and wholesome is a responsibility USDA says it takes very seriously.

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Europatat welcomes Fontaine as new President

Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, celebrated its 70th Assembly General Meeting where a new Board has been elected by the membership to channel and lead the association into the future.

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Bees must be protected for food’s future

With the cenebration of the first World Bee Day, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity.

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Europe, Central Asia's quest to achieve Zero Hunger threatened

Achieving Zero Hunger in Europe and Central Asia requires supporting smallholders and family farmers to reduce poverty and, in the face of climate change, managing natural resources in a sustainable way, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said.

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Prognosfruit 2018 registrations open

This year, the Prognosfruit Conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 8-10 August 2018, with the local support of the Association of Polish Fruit Growers (ZSRP).

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FAO, ICA sign new partnership in lead up to UN Decade of Family Farming

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and FAO have renewed their partnership, paving the way for more joint efforts to enable smallholder and small-scale family farmers in the developing world to benefit from a unique and successful business model that combines economic and social goals for inclusive development.

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