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Mario Osava and Baher Kamal interview JOSEFINA STUBBS, candidate for president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) The post IFAD 2017 – It’s Women’s Turn in Rural Development appeared first on iCrowdNewswire.
The plain of Fucino in the Abruzzo region of Italy is commonly recognized for the quality of the vegetables that are grown here - in particular the potatoes, carrots, and radishes. What is now an entire plain filled with farms was once Fucine Lake, the third largest lake in Italy. The lake was drained in 1877 to make agricultural development possible here, an area that is now responsible for roughly 25% of the agricultural production in the region.
"Saudi women have been quiet for a long, long time, and it's about time we spoke up." Saudi princess founds Opt4Unity to tackle problems such as cultural divides, agricultural development in Africa and youth unemployment in the Middle East. Will give at least seventy million dollars a year in 70 countries.
Ebola Virus after-effects threaten food shortages in West Africa - UN Farmers in West Africa still reeling from the impact of Ebola urgently need help or they could be forced to leave their farms to seek work elsewhere the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said on Wednesday. During the epidemic many farmers in Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia were unable to grow or sell their crops because of measures to contain the virus including travel restrictions border closures…
Since the first plants were domesticated, irrigation has played a vital role in the development of agriculture worldwide. Take a whirlwind tour of the history of agriculture and irrigation from ancient times to present day.