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17 Apr 2020
Rome - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu has welcomed a $10 million donation from Mastercard Foundation to step up the fight against the Desert Locust outbreak in East Africa amid concern about an imminent upsurge in numbers. The Desert Locust upsurge continues to be alarming, particularly in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, where it threatens food security and livelihoods. In the six East African...
17 Mar 2020
Aburi [Ghana] – Africa’s food market is estimated to grow to $1 trillion USD by 2030 and it needs the catalytic intervention of the private sector to bring it to fruition. In order to achieve and surpass this growth, all actors in the agribusiness space must play their part. An indispensable actor is the private sector. This growth potential, coupled with the recently signed Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), with a combined Gross Domestic Product of more than US$3.4 trillion, provides new opportunities for consumer and business spending, led by a vibrant private sector. The...
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 - El Director General de la FAO, Qu Dongyu, aseguró hoy que las alianzas con el sector privado son vitales para elevar los niveles de producción alimentaria y de nutrición de las personas más vulnerables del mundo, que sufren de pobreza o subalimentación. El Director General intervino en la Segunda Cumbre sobre Filantropía para el Desarrollo Sostenible en Beijing, donde agradeció la donación de 100 millones de yuanes (15 millones de dólares EEUU) a la FAO por parte de la Fundación benéfica Ningxia Yanbao. La donación se destinará a establecer un fondo conjunto FAO-Yanbao para apoyar el talento en la...
23 Oct 2019
Roma - La FAO y la Unión Mundial de Mercados Mayoristas (WUWM, por sus siglas en inglés) han acordado renovar y reforzar su asociación con miras a reducir a nivel mundial la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos y asegurar así el suministro de alimentos saludables y frescos en un mundo cada vez más urbanizado.