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17/05/2019
Life-saving and livelihood support urgently needed to prevent loss of lives
A disastrous drought in Somalia could leave some 2.2 million people - nearly 18 percent of the population - faced with severe hunger during the July-September period, FAO warned today. The UN agency issued a special alert on Somalia, indicating that the number of hungry people in the country this year...
17/05/2019
FAO hosts global symposium to catalyze efforts to reduce depletion of a non-renewable resource
Wind, rain and industrial farming techniques accelerates soil erosion and can be mitigated before the world faces calamitous losses in terms of agricultural yields and critical ecosystem functions. "The negative impacts of soil erosion are ever more evident and the need to work jointly ever more urgent," FAO Deputy Director-General, Climate...
10/05/2019
One of the key ingredients to a #ZeroHunger future is the soil beneath our feet. Although it may not look like much, soil is full of water, nutrients and microorganisms that are vital for growing our food. However, soil is a finite resource – restoring even a few centimetres of...
09/05/2019
The Global Symposium on Soil Erosion (GSER19), ‘Stop soil erosion, Save our future’ will be held  from 15-17 May 2019, at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, Italy. This science-policy meeting is co-organized by the UN FAO and its Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical...
02/04/2019
Writing to Pope Francis, FAO's Director-General has pointed to the need to safeguard the world's water resources so that they can benefit every person in every country. "Access to clean water and sanitation is essential for life, and it is the basis for maintaining a healthy life and helping millions of...
01/04/2019
FAO and partners convene the 2019 Land and Water Days in Cairo
"Water and Land are arguably the most precious resources to the countries of the Near East and North Africa region,” the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) declared today.  “Food security, agricultural development and improved livelihoods for rural communities depend on access to good quality land and water systems, which are...
31/03/2019
The document supports the aim of all NENA countries to promote Sustainable Soil Management (SSM) and demonstrates the value of coordinated and targeted action to safeguard the conservation of soils within the...
25/03/2019
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 and provide access to safe water for all. Ensuring global water security is fundamental to achieve Zero Hunger and the...
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