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Ensuring safe and balanced diets for everyone requires implementation of international food safety regulations, technology and innovation

23 April 2019, Geneva - International trade is a very important tool for tackling hunger but countries must also guarantee that globally traded food is of good quality, safe and Read more »

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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva opens FAO's Council

8 April 2019, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva in an opening address today to the organization's executive, the Council, has stressed that FAO will focus over Read more »

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Water scarcity can exacerbate food insecurity, migration and malnutrition in the region

4 April 2019, Cairo/Rome - Scaling up innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region is fundamental "to prevent water scarcity Read more »

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113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity in the world’s most severe food crises in 2018

2 April 2019, Brussels - A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Read more »

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World Water Day: FAO urges innovation in water technologies to increase water-use efficiency

22 March 2019, Rome/Praia - With climate change and population growth putting increasing pressure on finite water resources, FAO is urging countries to step up efforts to increase water efficiency Read more »

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