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New report shows Indigenous and Tribal Peoples ‘best guardians’ of forests

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The FINANCIAL -- Deforestation rates are significantly lower in Indigenous and Tribal territories where governments have formally recognized collective land rights, according to a new report launched, FAO notes.…

Global food prices continue to rise

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The FINANCIAL — Global food prices continued rising for the fifth consecutive month in October, led by cereals, sugar, dairy and vegetable oils, according to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks international prices of the most traded food commodities, averaged 100.9 points…