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Director-General describes local peace talks as “unique opportunity” to reverse decades of rural decline.
29.01.2016
FAO Director General reaffirms support to countries in the region to continue joint work to face food security challenges
27.01.2016
Eighteen prison inmates in the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines received training in basket and mat production in 2015. The Forest Livelihood Training Initiative, organized by the FAO, demonstrates considerable potential for the social and economic rehabilitation and reintegration of Vincentian inmates.
31.12.2015
FAO and the Brazilian Government are collaborating with Caribbean governments to develop a comprehensive cooperation plan aimed at ensuring the sustainability of School Feeding Programmes in the region. Officials met 2-4 December in St. Lucia to critically analyse the experience of the St. Lucia School Feeding Pilot Project that started in 2015. Following the success of the Saint Lucia experience, five more countries are planning to implement national pilots for a Sustainable School Feeding Programme.
24.12.2015
New publication analyzes the main lessons of regional integration agreement that has held more than a hundred programs.
23.12.2015
Barbados makes major advancement as six of the island’s Blackbelly sheep were artificially inseminated and give birth to eleven healthy lambs. This event marks the first successful attempt at using artificial insemination in sheep production on the island.
22.12.2015
Undernourishment in the Caribbean declined from 8.1 million in 1990-92 to 7.5 million in 2014-16. Three Caribbean Community countries – Barbados, Guyana and St Vincent and the Grenadines –met both the World Food Summit (WFS) hunger reduction goal set in 1996 and the hunger reduction target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), agreed upon in 2000.
22.12.2015
Las discusiones durante el taller tuvieron como base en los estudios sobre contexto de política agroambiental y forestal en Cuba.
21.12.2015
Nuevo informe de la FAO llama a un esfuerzo concertado por adoptar el manejo sostenible de los suelos en la región.
17.12.2015
Taller nacional discutirá aspectos de esta política en el país, además de consensuar contribuciones a las Directrices de Políticas Agroambientales.
14.12.2015
El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas –SOCO 2015– destaca que una serie de países de la subregión se sitúan como principales proveedores mundiales.
10.12.2015
Caribbean poultry officials are continuing to ensure that poultry farmers in the region are provided with up to date information on adequate disease prevention techniques, which should contribute to reducing the risk of Avian Influenza Viruses spreading to poultry farms in the Caribbean. Recently, over 50 Barbadian poultry farmers benefitted from a biosecurity workshop held on the island. Similar workshops will also be held in other Caribbean islands starting in January 2016.
10.12.2015
Delegados de los Sistemas de Áreas Protegidas de 8 países amazónicos identificaron avances y definieron nuevos retos que enfrenta esta región de cara a la próxima COP de Biodiversidad - México 2016.
10.12.2015
Precios regionales de los alimentos tuvieron un aumento de sólo 0.1 puntos porcentuales con respecto a septiembre.
09.12.2015
The development of the Policy is part of a larger cooperative project between the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources and the FAO.
08.12.2015
A Regional Fisheries Management Organization for the Caribbean offers tremendous economic potential and benefits amounting to a 20% increase in catches within 10 years and an additional 700 million USD generated for the region. However, the establishment of the Organization may be a lengthy process, much to the detriment of the region.
08.12.2015
Finaliza Curso semipresencial enfocado a países participantes en la Iniciativa Mesoamérica sin Hambre, que impulsa AMEXCID.
07.12.2015
Nuevo estudio de la FAO alerta sobre el aumento de los desastres relacionados con el cambio climático.
03.12.2015
3 y 4 de diciembre se realiza en la Ciudad de México el Seminario Internacional Protección Social y Políticas Productivas.
03.12.2015
La representación en México de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), celebra el compromiso político del país en su lucha contra la inseguridad alimentaria.
02.12.2015
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