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FAO and the the Inter-American Development Bank team-up to support
According to Dr. Renata Clarke, FAO’s Sub-regional Coordinator, “most people spend very little time thinking about food safety unless there is a crisis or a scandal of some sort.
The Port State Measures Agreement’s rapid adoption is a critical boon for global efforts to safeguard global marine resources and achieve food security
With an international meeting in Rome, the United Nations launched the Decade of Family Farming, a sector that employs more than 60 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean
Queen Conch is the second most important fishery in the wider Caribbean basin with significant landings that support the consumption needs of local communities and provide a livelihood for fishers through national and internationally trade.
Rainwater harvesting in Jamaica and planting trees to protect Bolivia's cattle or Haitian peas are three of the practices described by a new FAO study.
Brazilian maize exports for the 2019/2020 season forecast to reach 29.5 million tonnes.
Latin America and the Caribbean is the world’s most important exporter for bananas and the four major tropical fruits – mangoes, pineapples, avocados and papayas.
2.2 million people in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua lost their crops due to rains and droughts, of which 1.4 million need food assistance urgently. FAO and WFP request US $ 72 million from the international community to provide food assistance to more than 700 thousand people in the Dry Corridor.
100 Territorios Libres de Pobreza y Hambre pondrá el foco en las zonas olvidadas de la región y comenzará su primera fase en 5 países.
Expertos de 18 países se reunirán en Santiago para conocer las nuevas metodologías de la ronda mundial de censos agropecuarios 2020.
Martes 23 de abril, Santiago de Chile 10:15 hrs / Oficina Regional de la FAO
Fao project will address linkage between poverty and climate change for improving livehood of fisherfolks.
After 56 years of joint work, the new FAO office in the country will prioritize sustainable management of fisheries, forestry and agricultural resources, as well as the development of more and better work opportunities for rural youth.
Octavio Ramírez Mixter dirigió la Oficina de la Organización en Costa Rica hasta su jubilación en diciembre del pasado año.
“Pensemos en igualdad, construyamos con inteligencia, innovemos para el cambio”, es el lema de la la cuarta versión de la campaña #Mujeres Rurales, Mujeres con Derechos, que lanza hoy la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura en América Latina y el Caribe (FAOALC) con sus aleados.
Diálogo Regional organizado por FAO apuesta por un mayor involucramiento de los Pueblos Indígenas en el Fondo Verde del Clima
Intended for fisheries managers and fisheries officers from countries in the North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem.
FAO Director-General calls for the transformation of production and consumption models to combat hunger, obesity and other forms of malnutrition.
The community of Paruima, an indigenous farming village in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni area of Guyana, was the most recent beneficiary of a new shade house facility, a cassava seed bank, training and support in climate smart agricultural practices as it seeks to remain productive.
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