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Zoom Meeting

to discuss the progress of the

Cactus network's activities

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In memory of

JIMENEZ’ Journey

Enrique Arias Jiménez

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Launching the

2nd edition of cactus book

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2nd edition of the book

Crop ecology, cultivation and uses of cactus pear

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(Dactylopius opuntiae)

Cottony Cochineal Insect

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Through the Technical Cooperation Program (TCP)FAO-ICARDA has given technical assistance for improving the cactus cultivation and utilization in Argentina, Eritrea, Iran and Ethiopia. Cuba, Namibia, Mauritania and Pakistan have also expressed their interest of having the FAO-ICARDA/TCP support.

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