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Farmers and entrepreneurs in Somalia share their experiences of hope and resilience despite years of drought and famine risks.

Saed Mohamud, Farmer in Gebiley, Somaliland, November 2017. Photo: Will Baxter / FAO Somalia
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Irrigated agriculture uses over 60% of China’s water resources. In water-scarce provinces, this percentage can be as high as 90.

Irrigated agriculture uses over sixty percent of China’s water resources.  In water-scarce provinces, this percentage can be as high as ninety.
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Sylvia Wairimu, a student at Sokoine University of Agriculture, is learning how biotechnology can help improve food security.

Kenyan Sylvia Wairimu is studying biotechnology to learn how to help improve food and nutritional security in Africa.
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