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IMPROVED RIGHTS OF FARMERS ARE THE BASIS FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT…

25 January 2023, Istanbul, Türkiye –  Small-scale family farmers can be instrumental in elevating human rights in the food and agriculture sector and in ensuring sustainable agrifood systems. To help create a supportive environment for peasants in which their inherent dignity and worth is recognized, Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD IMPORT BILL TO JUMP TO RECORD 1.9 TRILLION DOLLARS!

Global spending on food imports is expected to reach a record $1.94 trillion in 2022, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warned on Nov. 11, a 10 percent jump compared to the previous year due to rising prices. The new forecast would mark “an all-time high”, and is due to the depreciating values …

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WORLD FOOD DAY 2022; LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND!

2022 finds us with an ongoing pandemic, conflicts, a climate that won’t stop warming, rising prices and international tensions. This is affecting global food security. We need to build a sustainable world where everyone, everywhere has regular access to enough nutritious food. No one should be left behind! Although we …

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COTTON, WEAVING A BETTER FUTURE TOGETHER!

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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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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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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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FAO; SHOW YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY TALENT!

Press release… As part of World Food Day, FAO organizes a photo contest on healthy eating for all in Europe and Central Asia. While we are making progress towards building a better world, too many people are left behind. In fact, millions of people worldwide still do not eat healthily, …

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FAO-TURKIYE’S WORK ADVANCES ON THE SYRIAN REFUGEE RESPONSE PROJECT…

Press release… 5 September 2022, Ankara – On 13 September, representatives from the Government of Türkiye, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the European Union will take part in the InfoPoint Virtual Conference at the European Commission to discuss progress, achievements, and successes on the joint …

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