Japan has contributed over $8 million (JPY 891,000,000) to back FAO's work on enhancing food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households in conflict-ridden Yemen, which is facing the world's largest humanitarian crisis. This will be achieved through the provision of crucial agricultural inputs and services, including the distributi [ ... ]
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Japan has contributed over $8 million (JPY 891,000,000) to back FAO's work on enhancing food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households in conflict-ridden Yemen, which is facing the world's largest humanitarian crisis. This will be achieved through the provision of crucial agricultural inputs and services, including the distribution of cereal and legumes seeds, restocking of live [ ... ]
The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people in need of emergency food support shows that the link between conflict and hunger remains all too persistent and deadly, according to a new report released today by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). The report was prepared for the UN Security Council whi [ ... ]
It is imperative to scale up policies and investments in the Middle East and North Africa to make water use in agriculture more sustainable and efficient and to ensure that all the people in the region have access to healthy diets, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.“Here in the Middle East and North Africa region, water scarcity is certainly one of the main challenges for a [ ... ]
Investing in rural areas and agriculture is crucial to achieve prosperity in Africa and to guarantee the continent's young people an alternative to migration, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today. "In Africa, we need to invest in rural development aimed at creating jobs and opportunities for young people to remain in rural areas" he said. "We need youth for modern agriculture." [ ... ]
FAO Director-General calls for the transformation of production and consumption models to combat hunger, obesity and other forms of malnutrition. Hunger, obesity and other forms of malnutrition will continue to increase if there is no deep change in food systems, said FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva. He took part in Congreso Futuro, the most important scientific dissemination event [ ... ]
With extreme changes in temperature, the impact of climate change on our planet and on our lives can’t go unnoticed. World hunger is on the rise and the leading causes are: climate variability and extremes. Unpredictable and harsh conditions are making it harder to produce the food we need for a growing population but we are still in time to act! We need to tackle climate change so everyone, eve [ ... ]
Global food prices held broadly stable in December, with rising international cereal prices offsetting declining sugar and dairy quotations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 161.7 points in December, compared to a revised level of 161.6 points in the previous month.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Chile will join efforts in the areas of research, training, and technology transfer. The agreement was signed today by FAO´s Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, and the University of Chile´s Rector, Ennio Vivaldi.
Seafood farming in cages was formed in Phu Yen Province in the 1990s. So far, this technique has developed strongly with about 1,000 hectares of sea surface. The main farming species are lobster and marine fish. Particularly, lobster farming in Phu Yen brings high economic efficiency. The province has a total of 91,290 lobster cages, providing an output of about 710 tons/year. With marine fish, m [ ... ]
A new drought response will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today on the sidelines of the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan (27-28 November).