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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
Schoolgirl Athira took steps towards saving the environment yesterday when she marched with her classmates to mark World Environment Day. hira, 15, was one of 50 pupils from the Emirates Future International Academy in Abu Dhabi who dressed as chefs to promote a campaign against food waste. “I feel...
06.06.2013
FAO launches a regional initiative High rates of demographic growth, inadequate consumption patterns and rapid urbanization are putting unprecedented pressure on water resources, in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Covering the 5.4% of the world population and accounting only for...
01.06.2013
Yesterday, Dr. Subhi M. Al Jumaily, Iraqi Senior Deputy Minister for Agriculture, concluded an official visit to the FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa that took place from 26-29 May. Dr. Subhi was accompanied by high officials from the Cabinet of the Prime Minister...
30.05.2013
Emirati women have received special privileges and continuous care and have played a central role in the traditional UAE society and are now playing a bigger role in the modern society, the Minister of Social Affairs said. Mariam Bint Mohammad Khalfan Al...
29.05.2013