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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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DR. SELISIK: TURKIYE’S WHEAT IMPORTS ARE AIMED AT MEETING THE WHEAT-BASED FOOD INDUSTRY

In two separate food outlook reports published by the United Nations (UN) in June, Türkiye is ranked among the countries that import the most wheat. Türkiye is also among the countries that produce the most wheat, but according to experts, the conuntry’s wheat imports are used as raw materials in …

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LAND BANKING PROJECT ADVANCES WITH INCEPTION MEETING…

Press release… Azerbaijan, Türkiye and Uzbekistan will share experiences gained during project implementation through sub-regional workshops and policy dialogues aimed at strengthening institutional capacity and adopting an integrated approach to addressing land abandonment. 24 August 2022, Ankara – Problems in the food and agriculture sector have become increasingly pressing due to factors …

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FAO; LIVES OF RURAL WOMEN TO BE TRANSFORMED IN TURKIYE AND CENTRAL ASIA

Press release… The three-year project, “Leaving No One Behind: Greater Involvement and Empowerment of Rural Women in Türkiye and Central Asia”, aims to improve the socio-economic status of rural women by supporting inclusive agricultural and forestry policies and programmes in Türkiye, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan… 22 August 2022, Ankara – The first …

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CAN WE PREVENT ANOTHER FOOD CRISIS? A Q&A WITH DR. MAXIMO TORRERO

According to the United Nations, we’re moving into a cost-of-living crisis unlike anything seen in a generation. One large component of that crisis is skyrocketing food prices. In March, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index hit a record high, retreating only slightly in April and May. However, …

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