FAO will host the travelling exhibition ‘ From the Andes to the World’ in the atrium from 2- 13 December.
Published on 29/11/2013read more
THE GOVERNMENT OF PERU LAUNCHES AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION ON TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN THE QUINOA SECTOR
The competition aims to encourage researchers and technology innovators in the quinoa sector to present innovative proposals that contribute to local, regional or global economic development.
Published on 05/11/2013read more
A symbolic harvest and panel discussion on the Andean "super food" highlight the importance of quinoa and other underutilized crops in the fight against hunger.
Published on 18/10/2013read more
El lema del Día Mundial de la Alimentación nos recuerda el desafío de contar con sistemas alimentarios sostenibles para alimentar a la población, ha destacado la Primera Dama
Published on 16/10/2013read more
El encuentro con la Ministra de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras de Bolivia se centra en la cooperación mantenida durante la celebración
Published on 15/10/2013read more
El Director General de la FAO y el Ministro de Agricultura de Perú han hecho balance de la celebración del Año Internacional de la Quinua durante un encuentro en la sede de la Organización en Roma.
Published on 11/10/2013read more
In the context of World Food Day 2013 (WFD) and this year's theme “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition” UN restaurants in Geneva which include the Palais des Nations, WIPO, UNHCR, UNICEF, and the International Environment House will serve quinoa.
Published on 02/10/2013read more
PRODUCTORES DE QUINUA PROMOVIDOS POR EL PROYECTO SEMILLAS ANDINAS DE FAO PARTICIPAN EN LA FERIA INNOVAQUINUA
Ofrecerán diversas variedades de quinua de Puno y Ayacucho, así como productos elaborados a base del grano andino.
Published on 03/10/2013read more
On 29 August 2013, Dr Fuad Aldomy, the permanent representative of Yemen to FAO, and H.E. Farid Ahmed Mogawar, Yemen’s Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation visited a pilot quinoa field planted by the Agriculture Research and Extension Authority (AREA) with the purpose of studying the adaptability of various quinoa seed varieties to local soil.
Published on 09/09/2013read more
As part of the efforts to promote quinoa and amaranth in Italy, the project “Quinoa Felix” aims to introduce Italian farmers to the cultivation of certain quinoa varieties while promoting the production of quinoa-derived food products amongst various stakeholders.
Published on 09/09/2013read more
Researchers around the world attend the International Quinoa Research Symposium organized in partnership with FAO. Santiago, Chile, August 20, 2013 - Researchers from Pakistan and Malawi attending the International Quinoa Research Symposium highlighted the potential role of quinoa in fighting food insecurity and malnutrition in their countries. The event took place at the Washington State University (USA) from 12 to 14 August.
Published on 28/08/2013read more
Lima, 26 July 2013- To mark the International Year of Quinoa 2013, the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR) launched a limited series of one Nuevo Sol coins known as 'Recursos Naturales del Peru' (Natural Resources of Peru). The new coins which will be used nationwide feature three of Peru’s main natural resources: anchovies, cacao and quinoa highlighting the importance of this Andean grain.
Published on 01/08/2013read more
As part of the celebrations that mark the International Year of Quinoa 2013, in collaboration with FAO, the Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture and the Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Lithuania is successfully growing the Andean crop.
Published on 25/07/2013read more
Quinoa can play a significant role in the eradication of hunger due to its nutritional qualities and agronomical versatility. In this context, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru are in a privileged position to promote quinoa production as well as its nutritional and cultural values.
Published on 19/07/2013read more
Santiago, Chile, 12 July 2013- During the Fourth World Congress on Quinoa, held in Ibarra (Ecuador) senior ministers, scientists and producers called for support to boost research and to promote the production and consumption of Quinoa.
Published on 16/07/2013read more