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Today’s statistics on food insecurity and malnutrition are alarming. Unreliable access to water for food production particularly in rural dryland areas is one of their main causes. Globally, there are 870 million chronically hungry people with almost 200 million children suffering from stunting due to acute malnutrition...
24.06.2013
Dr. Noureddin Mona, FAO Representative in Islamic Republic of Iran attended the national ceremony for celebration of World Day to Combat Desertification. Desert Affairs Bureau of Forest, Range and Watershed Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran arranged a national ceremony to celebrate...
17.06.2013
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has honored the State of Kuwait for meeting the target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and World Food Conference to curtail hunger and undernourishment. Kuwait was listed among 18 countries that were awarded during the 38th...
16.06.2013
Members of UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) began their General Conference on Saturday to discuss Milleneum Development Goals (MDGs), particularly those related to addressing hunger. FAO Director General Jose Graziano da Silva, addressing conferees, said 38 countries, including Kuwait, have so...
15.06.2013
Natural Resources Degradation constitutes an important threat for the human society especially in the Near East and North Africa region. In particular, Land and Water Degradation is affecting and will affect agriculture and all dimensions of food security, such as food availability, food accessibility, food utilization and...
09.06.2013