FAO in Indonesia

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21 March 2021
Today, we commemorate the International Day of Forest in the midst of the COVID 19 global pandemic in Indonesia and across the world. Human health has never seemed more important as we look to build back better and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.  Healthy forests also contribute to human...
25 February 2021
Far in the north of Indonesia, a dream for  “ A thousand organic villages in Indonesia” that was initiated by Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture  has begun to come true.  It was started with only 184 smallholders farmers in a border area,  Sanggau district, West Kalimantan.  With hard work, the farmers...
29 January 2021
Unagi is synonymous with Japan. This catadromus fish even has special day(s) every summer, Doyo no Ushi no Hi. On that day the Japanese people enjoy a bowl of warm rice with grilled eel, which they believe improves vitality amidst the hot weather. This tradition has been going on for...
27 January 2021
Indonesia is one of 17 megadiverse countries in the world. Harboring the majority of Earth’s species including great number of endemic species, the archipelago is also a hotspot for zoonotic and emerging infectious diseases (EIDs). Undiagnosed diseases can cost morbidity, mortality, and productivity losses in public and animal sectors. Scientists estimate...
19 January 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling some $78.5 million dollars.   The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle...
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