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October 14th, 2017

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Blog: Brachiaria,┬áthe homecoming of African pasture grasses,┬áBrachiaria grasses, which originated primarily from natural grasslands in Africa, do not look particularly remarkable. Yet these forage species for feeding farm animals are the most widely used in the tropics.┬áBecause Brachiaria is adapted to acidic, low-fertility soils and is much more …

FAO presents $50 million emergency plan for Ethiopia

January 29th, 2016 / FAO, Italy

“The outlook for 2016 is very grim,” said Amadou Allahoury, FAO Representative for Ethiopia, adding that “after two consecutive seasons of failed crops, the success of the main cropping season that starts now will be critical to preventing conditions from worsening. Continued drought throughout the beginning of 2016 also …