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World Soil Day – 5 December 2018

World Soil Day is celebrated annually on the 5th of December at the Food and Agriculture...

FAO humanitarian snapshot: $1 billion needed to assist 24 countries experiencing severe hunger

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations’ (FAO)...

Nuclear technology is key to achieving SDGs, says FAO

According to Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General of Food and Agriculture...

European Union provides €12 million in support of global food security, UN reports

The European Union, FAO and its Rome-based UN partner agencies, with the International...

As progress in eliminating hunger stalls, 820 million people remain malnourished warns FAO

Due to the increasing levels of global hunger, the goal of ending malnutrition in...

10-year Climate Smart Agriculture Implementation Framework launched in Kenya

The Government of Kenya, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation...

UN report warns Asia-Pacific is falling behind Zero Hunger targets, as millions remain malnourished

According to a recent United Nations report, hundreds of millions of children and...

Female farmers encounter gender discrimination in Guatemala

The majority of female farmers encounter many forms of discrimination that undermine...

World Food Day – 16 October 2018

Today is World Food Day and the 73rd anniversary of the UN’s Food and Agricultural...

International Day of Rural Women – 15 October, 2018

Today marks the UN’s International Day of Rural Women, a day first observed...

Weather and conflict limit Syria’s agricultural production, perpetuating food insecurity

A recent report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...

Companies turn their attention to food waste as a way to tackle climate change

With the recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report...

Six million in South Sudan face extreme hunger and malnutrition

According to a report published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification...

41 countries face triple threat of malnutrition, anaemia and obesity, FAO reports

The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s 2018 Global Nutrition Report will warn...

FAO concerned as Fall Armyworm spreads to Asia

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is concerned that...

FAO has only received 30% of its 2018 funding requirements and is urgently appealing for support

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has released its...

Families reap $9 worth of benefits for every $1 invested in early famine interventions, finds FAO

A new report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that...

FAO launches new soil productivity programme for Africa

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and its Global Soil Partnership...

Invest in education and roads to increase food security, says FAO

The World Food Programme’s latest findings reveal that completing an extra year...

Natural disasters in Asia caused $48 billion worth of agricultural losses in 2017

A report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) revealed that between 2005...

Extreme weather is adversely impacting poor farmers, says FAO

A new report from the UN’s food agency has highlighted how an increased prevalence...

Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report

Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger...

New partnership will support African farmers adapt to climate change

A major new partnership has been announced to help African smallholders take control...

Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa...

FAO has launched a global platform to increase the success of Farmer Field Schools.

Farmer Field Schools are community driven programmes providing agricultural training...

$1.06 billion needed to protect 26 countries from famine

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation have launched a $1.06 billion...

FAO calls for new funding to vaccinate livestock in South Sudan

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an appeal to help...

“A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief

The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for...

Ending discrimination against indigenous women will end hunger

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for...

New guidebook will support climate smart agriculture policies

The Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new web platform to provide a...

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