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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) honored Kuwait, along with another 37 member countries, for meeting the anti-hunger targets for 2015, reflecting the Gulf state's leading food security strategy. The 38 countries have met targets in the fight...
15.07.2013
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, 8 July briefed diplomats in Amman on the findings of a recently conducted Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to Syria. The presentations highlighted the effects of the conflict on crop...
09.07.2013
How can increasing the level of cooperation between the public and private sectors contribute to improving efficiency in Egypt’s agricultural sector and reducing the country’s food trade deficit? Can this important objective be achieved through a sustainable, long-term approach? These questions will be the main focus of the...
26.06.2013
A policy-research-civil society focused dialogue brought perspectives from Iraq, Egypt, Oman and Yemen during the second day of the Conference. The FAO set the scene with the results of its recent assessment of water and food security, within the frame of the Regional Water Scarcity Initiative. The...
26.06.2013
Researchers and policy-makers are gathering in Cairo, Egypt, to build links between available science and practical policy action for a conference organised by the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Today’s statistics on food insecurity and malnutrition are alarming. Unreliable access...
25.06.2013