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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FISHERIES SUSTAINABILITY…

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DAVID BEASLEY: CONDITIONS NOW ARE MUCH WORSE IN TERMS OF FOOD CRISES

Two U.N. food agencies have issued stark warnings about multiple, looming food crises on the planet, driven by climate “shocks” like drought and worsened by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine that have sent fuel and food prices soaring. The glum assessment came in a …

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GLOBAL CEREAL OUTPUT AND CONSUMPTION ON COURSE TO DECLINE…

Press release… Early prospects for global cereal production in 2022 now point to a likely decrease, the first in four years, to 2 784 million tonnes, down 16 million tonnes from the record output estimated for 2021, according to FAO’s latest Cereal Supply and Demand Brief, also released last week. The …

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FAO’S RESPONSE TO GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY RISKS DUE TO WAR IN UKRAINE…

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WORLD MILK DAY, JUNE 1…

In 2001, World Milk Day was established by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food, and to celebrate the dairy sector. Each year since, the benefits of milk and dairy products have been actively promoted around the world, including how …

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FAO AND IFAD TO LAUNCH PROJECT FOR NUTRITION-SENSITIVE AGRICULTURE…

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Jordan launched a new project to identify potential areas for knowledge exchange, policy dialogue, and programme development to improve water security, agriculture, and nutrition outcomes in …

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FAO DRAWS ATTENTION TO A GREATER CRISIS IN FOOD SECURITY!

Press release… FAO Director-General calls for approaches to prevent an even greater crisis at 33rd FAO Regional Conference in Poland… 11/05/2022 Lodz, Poland/Rome – Ministers and high-level representatives from across Europe and Central Asia met today at the FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC33) to discuss not only the implications of …

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DIGITAL REVOLUTION OFFERS ENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA…

New FAO and ITU study highlights the benefits from the use of digital technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa… The digital revolution currently underway in Sub-Saharan Africa offers enormous potential for economic growth and agricultural productivity. Coastal countries benefit from fast internet, thanks to undersea cables, and 4G mobile networks are expanding …

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UN: THE HEATING OF THE PLANET WILL LEAD EXTREME WILDFIRE CONDITIONS

With climate change, global warming and changing land use patterns, wildfires like those that have scorched Turkiye, Indonesia, California and vast swathes of Argentine wetland are set to occur more frequently in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution, death and destruction and other problems that governments are ill-prepared …

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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIVE ALLIANCE CELEBRATES ‘TWOSDAY EVENT’ WITH FAO IN ANKARA…

Press release… Meeting highlights collaboration in the field of cooperatives… Ariel Guarco 23 February 2022, Ankara – A meeting was held yesterday with the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) to enhance collaboration in the field of cooperatives within the scope of a project entitled “Building the Resilience of Syrians under Temporary Protection and …

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