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25 Nov 2019
Tirana - FAO, in cooperation with the Albanian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, launched a collaboration to develop the milk value chain in Albania in partnership with the food producing and packaging company Tetra Laval and catering company AgorAl & Global Services (AGS).The project aims at improving the knowledge of small-scale dairy farmers on food safety and quality in the framework of milk value chain development. The project’s pilot stage will provide valuable assistance near the capital in the Baldushk area to more than 900 smallholder farmers in their efforts to increase production and access processors. This...
23 Nov 2019
Beijing - FAO Director-General, Qu Dongyu, said today partnerships with the private sectors are vital for raising production and nutrition levels for the world's most vulnerable people who are poor or undernourished. The Director-General was addressing the Second Philanthropy Summit for Sustainable Development in Beijing where he also welcomed a CNY100 million ($15 million) donation to FAO from the Ningxia Yanbao Charity Foundation. The donation will be used to establish a joint FAO-Yanbao fund to support talent in agriculture and, in particular, facilitate research to achieve food security and nutrition. Qu said the private sector had an important role to play in...
23 Oct 2019
Rome - FAO and the World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) have agreed to renew and strengthen their partnership with an eye to globally reducing food loss and waste and assure supplies of healthy and fresh food in an increasingly urbanized world. The WUWM is a non-profit association representing more than 160 wholesale...
18 Oct 2019
Rome - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and FMO, the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank today launched a formal partnership which aims to increase investments in favor of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and small-scale producers operating within the agribusiness sector in developing countries. According to the Memorandum of Understanding, over the...
17 Oct 2019
Rome -The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Danone have agreed to work together to improve global nutrition and food safety knowledge, and promote responsible agricultural value chains for more sustainable food systems. The UN agency and the global food and beverage company have a shared understanding of the need to...