TitleFood and agricultural problems : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Stresses the need to continue and to intensify the support for programmes and policies for increasing food and agricultural production and raising nutritional standards in developing countries, in particular in Africa and the least developed countries; appeals to the international community to contribute generously to the achievement of the target for World Programme pledges for the period 1987-1988; urges the international community to give its full and enduring support to the International Fund for Agricultural Development by providing it with a firm financial basis; emphasizes the urgency of strengthening international co-operation in the field of transfer of agricultural technologies to developing countries; encourages efforts to increase productivity of small-farmers and to optimize employment possibilities in rural areas through adoption, where appropriate, of labour-intensive technologies; stresses the need for promoting co-ordinated international action to tackle the longer-term problems of migratory pest control, particularly in Africa; supports the establishment of effective early-warning systems and national, subregional and regional food security arrangements in developing countries to combat future food emergencies.
Adopted at the 100th plenary meeting, 8 Dec. 1986. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 41st session, 16 September-19 December 1986. - A/41/53. - 1987. - p. 144-146. - (GAOR, 41st sess., Suppl. no. 53).