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27 Jun 2018
Fall Armyworm keeps spreading to larger areas within countries in sub-Saharan Africa and becomes more destructive as it feeds on more crops and different parts of crops, increasingly growing an appetite for sorghum, in addition to maize. The pest could spread to Northern Africa, Southern Europe and the Near East, warned the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today. The agency called for a massive scaling up of the Fall Armyworm campaign to involve more than 500 000 farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. 
11 Jun 2018
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting ten projects in countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and South America to lay the groundwork for climate-resilient adaptation initiatives, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF)'s Readiness Programme.
30 May 2018
The annual consultation meeting between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and FAO took place on Wednesday, 30 May, at FAO Headquarters in Rome. FAO recognized the valuable support provided by Sida and other Swedish partners to the FAO Programme of Work, particularly to the core funding, the unearmarked contributions to the FAO Multipartner Programme Support Mechanism (FMM), the provision of expertise through seconded officers and Swedish Associate Professional Officers, and the funding of humanitarian and other global,...
14 May 2018
Originaire d’Amérique, la chenille légionnaire d’automne « Spodoptera Frugiperda », est un insecte très vorace qui s’attaque à plusieurs cultures, notamment le maïs, le blé, le millet, le riz nourritures de base des populations. La propagation de ce ravageur représente une réelle menace pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle des populations. Au Cameroun, la chenille légionnaire d’automne a été signalée dans toutes les...
10 May 2018
The first National Coordination Council on land degradation and desertification, with up to 100 experts from the Government of Ukraine, regional state administrations and international organizations, opened here last week. All the participants agreed on a joint approach to contain runaway land degradation, which has been threatening national food and water supplies in the country.
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