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New FAO Action Plan aims to help countries equip their agricultural sectors to respond to growing threat
FAO today pledged to help countries develop strategies for tackling the spread of antimicrobial resistance in their food supply chains, as governments prepare to debate the emerging challenge posed by medicine-resistant "superbugs" next week at
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The Technical Workshop “Remediation of Radioactive Contamination in Agriculture” will be held at IAEA Headquarters from 17 – 18 October 2016. This Workshop aims to promote and share knowledge and experience related to remediation of...
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World Health Day 2015 shines light on food safety
Wherever you are in the world, the food you eat has had to travel to your plate. Whether the journey is short or long, there are dangers that it won’t arrive safely and when you...
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FAO’s Rotterdam Convention boosts social and environmental protection
September 2016, Rome – Up to two million chemical preparations are on sale around the world, according to the latest estimates, released in 2013. This makes the chemicals industry the world’s largest manufacturer, second only...
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Innovative partnership operational in five countries
10 March 2015, Rome - An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such as schools, directly from small-scale family farmers. Modelled on...
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