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11 December 2017
The Government of The Commonwealth of the Bahamas launched its Food and Nutrition Security Policy (FNSP) 2017-2020 in December 2017. Through FAO's technical support, the Ministries of Health and Agriculture developed the policy which provides a short-term strategy to addressing the complex and inter-related issues impacting food and nutrition security in...
06 December 2017
FAO Director-General meets CARICOM’s representative at the 158th Session of the Organization’s Council
05 November 2017
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the Bahamas focused their annual World Food Day Drive on victims located in the Southern Islands. During the country’s national ceremony, numerous boxes and cases of non-perishable items were donated towards the cause. In addition to these donations, over 500 people including schools, ministries...
02 November 2017
A recent report by FAO shows that 20 – 30% of national domestic food production is lost annually, equivalent to $7 billion Jamaican dollars.
20 October 2017
In its 65th year of celebration, under the theme, “Grow what we eat, eat what we grow: A Salute to our farmers…Nation Builders”, the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show drew crowds from across Jamaica in salutation to Jamaica’s farmers. FAO joined in this celebration with the establishment of a...