Civil Society
21 May 2021
Rome - Today, on the occasion of the fourth observance of World Bee Day, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu highlighted the important role that bees and other pollinators play in ensuring ecosystems services, food security, nutrition, and livelihoods, at a high-level virtual gathering under the theme ‘Bee engaged - Build Back Better for Bees'. "The 2030 Agenda calls for the eradication of hunger and poverty" said the Director-General. "We need food systems that are more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable. Bees play a major role in that. They are important to our food security, nutrition and...
19 May 2021
20 May 2021 | Virtual (Zoom platform) | 10:30 - 16:45 GMT+3* *Moscow time The Williams Soil-Agronomic Museum, established in 1934 in Moscow, is one of the largest soil museums of the world. The Museum is located at the Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy. The Museum exhibits the...
Resource Partners
14 May 2021
On 30 April 2021, New Zealand, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), officially signed an agreement to contribute funds to the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism (FMM).
Parliamentary alliances
14 May 2021
La vicepresidenta de Uruguay, Beatriz Argimón, anunció la creación de una Comisión Especial sobre Derecho a la Alimentación, multipartidaria y con enfoque de género
La Asamblea General de Uruguay aprobó de forma únanime una moción por la que se crea el capítulo nacional del Frente Parlamentario contra el Hambre.    A diferencia de otros países, el nuevo Frente uruguayo será reconocido formalmente como una Comisión Especial de Derecho a la Alimentación, compuesta por 15 miembros, cinco Senadores y 10 Diputados de todos los partidos con representación parlamentaria.    El objetivo del Frente uruguayo será asesorar al Poder Legislativo sobre Derecho a la Alimentación y proponer medidas concretas a desarrollar en la materia, con enfoque de género. Su vigencia se extenderá hasta el...
10 May 2021
Save the date: Transformative Research Challenge official info session If you are a young or young-at-heart researcher who wants to transform our agri-food systems, then this event is for you! Last week the World Food Forum (WFF) launched the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC), an International Open Call for researchers and aspiring researchers who want to create a better Food Future. Join us to the Young Scientific Roundtable that will take place on 10 June at 13:30 CET. The event will have a keynote speech by FAO's Chief Economist Maximo Torero Cullen and special guests...