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14 Jun 2018
Chile comparte en la FAO su experiencia de etiquetado de alimentos poco saludables
11 Jun 2018
Green Climate Fund approves 10th FAO Readiness project
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting ten projects in countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and South America to lay the groundwork for climate-resilient adaptation initiatives, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF)'s Readiness Programme.
01 Jun 2018
FAO and Rabobank renew partnership to help smallholders participate in agribusiness boom
Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to play a major role. Without policies and partnerships that enable smallholder farmers - including subsistence farmers and pastoralists - to participate in and benefit from the growth, that opportunity will turn into risk, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.
30 May 2018
The annual consultation meeting between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and FAO took place on Wednesday, 30 May, at FAO Headquarters in Rome. FAO recognized the valuable support provided by Sida and other Swedish partners to the FAO Programme of Work, particularly to the core funding, the unearmarked contributions to the FAO Multipartner Programme Support Mechanism (FMM), the provision of expertise through seconded officers and Swedish Associate Professional Officers, and the funding of humanitarian and other global,...
25 May 2018
En el marco del reciente acuerdo de colaboración entre ambas instituciones, la FAO ha participado hoy en la II edición de este evento organizado por LUCA, la unidad de Datos de Telefónica y dedicado a debatir y exponer el potencial que el análisis de datos  (“Big Data”) ofrece para el bien común.   En esta ocasión el debate ha girado en torno al cambio climático y al potencial de uso de los datos para estar mejor preparados frente a las catástrofes naturales. En línea con esta temática, la FAO ha estado representada por Natalia...
17 May 2018
Atélier de planification des systèmes alimentaires durables
Ville de plus de 2,8 millions d’âmes, Douala attire chaque année plus de 100 000 nouveaux arrivants qu’il faut nourrir convenablement, sans oublier la demande en produits alimentaires des agglomérations satellites et des pays de la sous-région. Dans ce contexte, la production, l’approvisionnement et la distribution des biens alimentaires sont des enjeux importants pour la Ville. Dans le cadre de la mise en place d’une politique de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle durable pour mieux anticiper non seulement sur la rareté mais également sur la qualité des aliments pour tous nos concitoyens, et particulièrement pour les plus défavorisées dont le pouvoir d’achat...
14 May 2018
Originaire d’Amérique, la chenille légionnaire d’automne « Spodoptera Frugiperda », est un insecte très vorace qui s’attaque à plusieurs cultures, notamment le maïs, le blé, le millet, le riz nourritures de base des populations. La propagation de ce ravageur représente une réelle menace pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle des populations. Au Cameroun, la chenille légionnaire d’automne a été signalée dans toutes les...
14 May 2018
14 May 2018, Midrand, South Africa — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is strengthening the capacity of Africa Legislators to address food security and nutrition challenges on the continent.This follows a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) signed between FAO and Pan Africa Parliament titled “Strengthening capacities of Parliamentarians in Africa for an enabling environment for Food Security and Nutrition”, last October 2017.Various stakeholders, including Members of the Pan-African Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (PAPA – FSN) and a...
10 May 2018
The first National Coordination Council on land degradation and desertification, with up to 100 experts from the Government of Ukraine, regional state administrations and international organizations, opened here last week. All the participants agreed on a joint approach to contain runaway land degradation, which has been threatening national food and water supplies in the country.
10 May 2018
Parliamentary advisers from Latin America and the Caribbean successfully concluded the course offered by FAO, PARLATINO, AECID and AMEXCID
Panama City - More than 40 advisers from the Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean (FPH-LAC) participated in a meeting on 2-4 May 2018 at the headquarters of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) in order to strengthen their capacities in food security, nutrition and the right to food.  The activity is part of a course offered by the PARLATINO and the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO), with the support of the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) through the “Mesoamerica without Hunger” program and the Spanish Agency for International...
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