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Sustainable development
UN endorses recommendations on sustainable agriculture

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RECOMMENDATIONS for the sustainable development of agriculture, and, through it, the reduction of poverty and achievement of food security and improved nutrition, were endorsed by the United Nations (UN) last week.

The UN's Committee on World Food Security met in Rome from October 17 to 21. The committee is an international and intergovernmental platform that develops and endorses policy recommendations and guidance on food security and nutrition topics.

At its meeting last week, the committee endorsed an evidence-based report considering the role that livestock could play in achieving food security and improved nutrition and …

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