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Qu Dongyu: Agriculture must produce more with less!

At a high-level meeting on 27 June in Geneva, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu told participants that by 2050 global food production will need to increase by at least 30-40% – while also minimising the negative impact on the environment. Qu Dongyu The event was among several sessions dedicated to trade and food …

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World Pulses Day 2024! ‘Nourishing soils and people’

Shining the spotlight on the vital role of pulses in promoting soil health and nourishing people… FAO hosts global event that underscores the contribution pulses make to food security, healthy diets and the environment… A global event at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations …

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WORLD FOOD FORUM: THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF AI AND DIGITAL TOOLS IN MAKING AGRIFOOD SYSTEMS CLIMATE RESILIENT

New technologies help farmers manage crops and livestock, detect pests and diseases and optimize the use of labour, fertilizers, pesticides, feed and water… Rome – To revolutionize the agrifood sector, we must harness the power of digital tools and provide better and safer access to innovation. These were the key calls …

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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL MECHANISATION CONFERENCE HELD IN ROME BY FAO…

Press release… AGRIEVOLUTION Chairman Ruiz heads Themataic Session on Supply Chain and Services atfirst Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Conference on SustainableAgricultural Mechanisation… Rome, from 27 – 29 September 2023 AGRIEVOLUTION represented equipment manufacturers worldwide in The Global Conference on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (GAMC) convened at …

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FAO GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION OPENS IN ROME…

27/09/2023 First-ever FAO Global Conference on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization opens in Rome… Director-General QU Dongyu calls for sustainable, inclusive mechanization to transform agrifood systems… Rome – Mechanization can be a powerful force for change, but only if it is environmentally sustainable and leaves no one behind, especially women and smallholder farmers, …

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FAO RENEWS CALL FOR AGRIFOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION…

Press release… Director-General addresses International Conference on Food Security in Uzbekistan… Samarkand, Uzbekistan – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, QU Dongyu, today renewed calls for the transformation of global agrifood systems at an International Conference on Food Security in Uzbekistan. 07 September 2023, Samarkand, …

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QU DONGYU OF CHINA RE-ELECTED FAO DIRECTOR-GENERAL!

Press release… Overwhelming support confirms second term as head of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations QU Dongyu was today re-elected to a second term as Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). In ballot by FAO member countries, Qu received a …

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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: DATA, DIGITALIZATION AND INNOVATION ARE KEY ACCELERATORS IN AGRICULTURE

FAO Director-General participates in high-level international conference in Azerbaijan – Vision for the future: transition to digital agriculture Digital agriculture has great potential to foster the transformation of agrifood systems and  promote rural development, QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), emphasized at …

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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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