FAO Partners With WHO and Local Authorities to End Tobacco Farming in Kenya

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In March 2022, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) partnered with the World Health Organization to push for healthy farming initiatives in former tobacco farms.

In cooperation with local Kenyan authorities, FAO and WHO created training programs that helped former Kenyan tobacco farmers switch to alternative crops, such as beans.

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New Report by FAO: Forests products in the global bioeconomy

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) presented a new report on forest products and the vital role they play in the global bioeconomy and climate change mitigation.

The report, Forest products in the global bioeconomy: Enabling substitution by wood-based products and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals, provides a set of recommendations to increase the contribution of forest products for climate change mitigation and sustainable development.

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