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12 Apr 2018
Brazzaville – The Parliament of the Republic of Congo has launched with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and in the presence of national and international institutions, its Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. The official ceremony brought together almost all the members of the Congolese Parliamentary Alliance for Food and Nutrition Security (APCSAN) consisting of all deputies and senators. For Isidore Mvouba, President of the National Assembly and active president of the Congolese Parliamentary Alliance for Food and Nutrition Security (APSCAN), this structure will advocate with government and development...
05 Apr 2018
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 500 000 to fight the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and fall armyworm (FAW) in the Republic of Zimbabwe. The project, being rolled out...
04 Apr 2018
The chocolate reaches the Italian market thanks to an agreement with Autogrill and Altromercato
Bolivia is a country of spectacular landscapes and profoundly diverse environments.  North of the capital La Paz, in a region called Alto Beni, right where the Andes give way to Amazon forest, FAO is working with a community of Andean people that cultivate a world-famous cocoa variety, the "Criollo" cocoa, renowned for its nutritional values. 
30 Mar 2018
"The promotion of solar energy for irrigation, sustainable water management, the development of an investment and foresight plan for the olive sector and a South-South Cooperation Framework with Morocco"
Tunis: Mr Samir Taieb, Minister of Agriculture of Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries, and Mr Michael Hage, FAO Coordinator for North Africa and Representative for Tunisia, signed three projects and a Tripartite South-South Cooperation Agreement during a ceremony at Ministry headquarters today. Through these signatures, FAO is strengthening its technical support and continuing to support the country in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals while also meeting the priorities of the national agricultural sector. Key sectors such as water, irrigation, olive oil and agricultural development occupy a prominent place in the activities and programs to be implemented. The project on promoting solar energy...
30 Mar 2018
"The promotion of solar energy for irrigation, sustainable water management, the development of an investment and foresight plan for the olive sector and a South-South Cooperation Framework with Morocco"
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.