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27 Mar 2018
Some 1 250 rural households residing along the contact line in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine are receiving seed potatoes this week from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This is the second round of FAO’s vegetable seed distribution aimed at helping farmers get ready for the planting campaign now under way in eastern Ukraine.
26 Mar 2018
A programme that helps rural women in Kyrgyzstan gain access to new economic opportunities has received significant financial support from the Swedish government.
24 Mar 2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR), has launched the project “Support sustainable water management and irrigation modernization for newly reclaimed areas”.
19 Mar 2018
MoU and Alliance aim to support date palm production in the region
On the side of the 10th Session of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (KIADPAI) and the 6th International Date Palm Conference, FAO has renewed two important partnerships in the region to support local date palm production.
15 Mar 2018
FAO to provide technical assistance to Saudi Arabia’s national strategy targeting the pest
Saudi Arabia will provide a new $2 million contribution to support FAO’s global efforts to eradicate Red Palm Weevil one of the world’s most invasive pest species.
11 Mar 2018
FAO has been recently approved two projects to strengthen community-fisheries in Tonga and Samoa. The aim of the projects is to strengthen the technical capacity for both countries to improve and streamline their community-based fisheries management programmes.
08 Mar 2018
The fund - which involves US $ 4.3 million from Mexico - was made official today during the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean.
07 Mar 2018
Bangkok, Thailand, FAO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, and representatives from Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), today re-affirmed their close collaboration on technical cooperation work in the region during an annual review of the programme.
07 Mar 2018
FAO and the Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples for Latin America and the Caribbean signed an agreement at FAO's Regional Conference.
05 Mar 2018
Internet of Things and Big Data to improve access to information related to climate and water management in the Central American Dry Corridor
FAO and Spain’s Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have agreed to work together to leverage the use of cutting-edge digital technologies for agricultural development, food security and nutrition, and specifically, prepare and strengthen farmers in the face of extreme weather events related to climate change.   An agreement signed on 12 February 2018 by FAO Director General, José Graziano da Silva, and Telefonica’s Global Director of Public Affairs Strategy,...