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Plants make up 80% of the food we eat! Keeping our plants healthy is vital for our #foodsecurity. We need to ensure that #planthealth is ensured beyond borders.

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Soil biodiversity is this year's theme for #WorldSoilDay!

Did you know soil is a living resource, home to more than 25% of our planet’s #biodiversity?

#SoilBiodiversity

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Replying to @UN: 🌍 Our very existence depends on water.
πŸ’§ Yet, freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce, with 3.2 billion people affected by signi…

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πŸ’ŠWe are over-using and misusing antibiotics and other antimicrobials

πŸ‘ŽAntibiotics are becoming less effective against common infections

🌏We need global action to ensure antimicrobials continue to work

πŸ’ͺEveryone has a role to play!

#AntimicrobialResistance

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Global aquaculture production has increased by 527% from 1990 to 2018 but how can we ensure it is sustainable.

Check out the #SOFIA2020 report πŸ‘‰

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Plants are the food we eat and the air we breathe.

Without them there is no us!

Watch to find out how we can all support #planthealth πŸ‘‡

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1.2 billion people live in agricultural areas with a very high recurrence of drought or extreme #WaterScarcity.

#SOFA2020 takes stock of the situation and proposes strategies on overcoming water challenges in agriculture.

FAO Senior Economist Andrea Cattaneo explains πŸ‘‡

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With an ever-growing population to feed and only one planet, a sustainable circular #bioeconomy is a good place to start.

πŸŽ₯ 5 ways FAO is helping the transition to a sustainable circular bioeconomy πŸ‘‡

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#COVID19 has put global value chains at risk, showing us how fragile our #FoodSystems are.

We need to transform the way we produce & handle our food πŸ‘‡

#FoodLoss #FoodWaste

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🌍 Our very existence depends on water.
πŸ’§ Yet, freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce, with 3.2 billion people affected by significant water shortages.

@FAO shares ideas on how to overcome water challenges in agriculture:

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How can local & global agricultural markets contribute to growth & sustainable development while leaving no one behind?

Check out the State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2020 πŸ‘‰

#SOCO2020

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How do we ensure that the fisheries & aquaculture sector is sustainable?

Check out our interactive report on how we can sustain our oceans πŸ‘‰

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Replying to @FAO: 🌏 Our very existence depends on water.

πŸ’§ Yet, freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce.

🌱 How can we overcome water challenges…

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Replying to @guardianeco: More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows

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1.2 billion people live in agricultural areas with a very high recurrence of drought or extreme #WaterScarcity.

#SOFA2020 report takes stock of the situation & proposes strategies on overcoming water challenges in agriculture.

@FAO Senior Economist Andrea Cattaneo explains πŸ‘‡

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More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows

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🌏 Our very existence depends on water.

πŸ’§ Yet, freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce.

🌱 How can we overcome water challenges in agriculture?

πŸ“• Check out 'The State of Food and Agriculture 2020' report to find out πŸ‘‰

#SOFA2020

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#COVID19 undermines efforts to end extreme poverty, hunger and malnutrition.

We risk exacerbating economic slowdowns and recessions already present in recent years.

We need to bring food and agriculture into macroeconomic recovery plans.

#HealthyDiets

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#COVID19, pests & diseases, natural disasters, conflict & climate change are all causing major disruptions to our #foodsystems.

We need innovation to transform agri-food systems.

#HealthyDiets

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Do you have a garden? Be sure to take care of your plants and the environment by using environmentally friendly methods.

Here is more on what you can do to protect #PlantHealth:

#IYPH2020

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Tune in at 2pm CET to our afternoon session on food and nutrition.

An urgent call for agri- #foodsystems transformation to achieve #healthydiets for all.

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#COVID19 has put global value chains at risk, showing us how fragile our #FoodSystems are.

We need to transform the way we produce & handle our food πŸ‘‡

#HealthyDiets #FoodLoss #FoodWaste

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