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REDUCING FOOD LOSS AND WASTE REQUIRES A JOINT RESPONSE!

Press release… Experts, food business operators, and decision makers from Europe and Central Asia gather in Istanbul to discuss solutions to food loss and waste… FAO, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Türkiye, the Economic Cooperation Organization Regional Coordination Centre for Food Security (ECO-RCCFS), and with …

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OVER 141 MILLION PEOPLE FACE FOOD INSECURITY IN ARAB WORLD!

Over 141 million people in the Arab world are exposed to food insecurity, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva warned Monday. Kristalina Georgieva Georgieva, speaking at a conference in Riyadh, said that the IMF will add its voice to fight food trade restrictions in order to ease the …

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ENERGY CRISIS IN EUROPE HITS FERTILIZER PRODUCTION!

Rise in gas and power prices leads to fear of shortages in agriculture sector due to lower fertilizer production… Market experts expect fertilizer shortages in Europe due to a halt in production on the heels of natural gas price increases. European countries are struggling with rapidly rising natural gas and …

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The UN General Assembly, on 19 December 2019, designated 29 September as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (A/RES/74/209). In the resolution, the UNGA recognized that the observance of the International Day would contribute significantly to raising awareness of the importance of the problem and its …

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FAO AND WEF GO TO COOPERATION SO AS TO REDUCE HUNGER…

FAO and the World Economic Forum go to cooperation… FAO and WEF cooperation envisages the transformation of agriculture and food systems within the framework of sustainability with the contribution of the private sector. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) signed …

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AEGEAN EXPORTERS TO HOST THE WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT SPICE SUMMIT!

Press release… Those who shape the world spice gather in the Aegean with a busy agenda… The 2022 Ordinary General Assembly Meeting of the European Spice Association (ESA), one of the three most important organizations that shape the spice industry worth 20 billion dollars in the world, will be held …

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FAMINE LOOMS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA!

Press release…. Rising conflict, weather extremes, and economic instability aggravated by the lingering impacts of COVID-19 and the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine are among the key drivers… Rome – The number of people facing acute food insecurity worldwide is expected to continue to rise precipitously, as the food …

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SHIPS CONTINUE TO CARRY OVER AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS THROUGH GRAIN CORRIDOR!

Since Aug. 1, more than 170 ships have carried over 4M tonnes of agricultural products through grain corridor… Six more ships have left Ukrainian ports under the historic Istanbul grain export deal, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Saturday.  A ministry statement did not disclose the ships’ points of …

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FAO-TURKIYE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT SOCIO-ECONOMIC INTEGRATION OF SYRIANS…

Press release… 22 September 2022, Ankara – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Türkiye and the European Union took part in the InfoPoint Virtual Conference at the European Commission in Brussels to discuss the progress, achievements and successes …

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“FOOD BARONS DOMINATE GLOBAL FOOD MARKET!”

As dominance over food markets shifts east towards countries like India and China, four to six companies influence the global market in key sectors, agricultural research and policy decisions, a new report by ETC group has found. The Food Barons 2022 report, which has been released just weeks ahead of …

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