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    How agriculture can help achieve the SDGs

    At the heart of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests. ...  Read More...

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    Vermicomposting: connecting the farmer and the environment

    MARINDUQUE, PHILIPPINES. Key representatives from the New Zealand Embassy – Manila visited the AGREA Vermicomposting Facility at the AGREA Model Farm in Marinduque last 2 June 2017 to see progress and understand further how the facility is bridging the farmers and the environment. Matthew De Wit, NZ Embassy – Manila Head of Mission Deputy, together with New Zealand Aid Programme Manager Rune Ylade, inspected the facility and visited three of AGREA’s rice farming partner communities who bene...  Read More...