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FAO has pledged US$100 000 to help the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation develop and strengthen agrifood trade in the Black Sea region. An agreement to this effect was signed in December 2017 by FAO and the Permanent International Secretariat of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation...
24.01.2018
Today at “upakovka Moscow 2018” – one of the region’s largest trade fairs dedicated to food packaging – the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and trade fair organizer Messe Düsseldorf lead a seminar on how technological innovations in packaging can reduce food losses and waste. Moderated by Eugenia Serova, head...
23.01.2018
An additional 5 000 households will be assisted under FAO’s emergency response and recovery programme in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine, bringing to 45 000 the number of people assisted. This time, 5 000 smallholder farms from 32 villages of Donetsk region and 17 villages of Luhansk region are receiving help from FAO...
22.01.2018
The livestock sector is a mainstay for food security and rural livelihoods and the international community must work together to make sure it achieves its potential contribution to sustainable development, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.
22.01.2018
People take medicines to cure infections or diseases caused by microorganisms. But what happens when the disease-causing germs don’t react, because they’ve become resistant to that drug? Shepherded by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a group of animal health experts discussed the issue today in Berlin, in the...
19.01.2018
Countries striving to meet their growing energy needs while also lowering greenhouse gas emissions are increasingly turning to renewables – such as hydro, wind and solar power – to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels. One promising option, often overlooked by policy-makers, is to convert unused agricultural residues into bioenergy for...
17.01.2018
Two talented children from Europe have been recognized in FAO’s 2017 global World Food Day poster contest for their depictions of how food security and rural development can change the future of migration. “I wish people would grow lots of fruits and vegetables,” said 6-year-old Dariya Skamaroschcanka, a second-place winner from...
16.01.2018
Antimicrobial resistance threatens to thrust the world into a post-antibiotic era where today’s life-saving medicines fail. Slowing the development of drug-resistant microbes is the aim of a new partnership between FAO and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. FAO is driving global efforts to keep antimicrobials working to protect animal and...
12.01.2018
Applications are now being accepted by the FAO / Hungarian Government Scholarship Programme. The two-year scholarship finances post-graduate studies in agriculture-related disciplines for promising students from developing and middle-income countries. Now in its tenth consecutive year, the Hungary-sponsored FAO scholarship programme offers young professionals the opportunity to widen and deepen their...
11.01.2018
FAO has entered an agreement to set up an FAO Information Centre at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, an academic institution run by Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Centre’s mission will be to provide information on the FAO mandate, agenda, and activities in the Russian Federation and throughout...
10.01.2018
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