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Jul 2015 - Every year around the globe 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted, that is a 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption. Food losses represent a waste of resources used in production such as land, water, energy and inputs, increasing the green gas emissions in vain.
Jul 2015 - World banana production, exports and imports. 
Jun 2015 - A unique, Africa-led fund to improve agriculture and food security across the continent has become a reality. Officially launched in June 2013 with funding totalling over US $ 40 million from Equatorial Guinea, Angola and group of civil society organizations in the Republic of Congo.
Jun 2015 - Nearly 60% of all child labourers work in agriculture nearly 100 million boys & girls! In this infographic two very different stories are told: The typical story of a child labourer in agriculture, increasingly involved in work and obliged to leave school too early. The typical story of a  child living and learning in ...more
May 2015 - FAO with WFP and IFAD is leading UN participation at EXPO Milan 2015, which sees 20 additional agencies participating. The Expo Milano 2015 theme “Feeding the planet, Energy for life” links strongly with the UN’s mission to fight global hunger, malnutrition and poverty offering the UN an excellent opportunity to showcase its work and ...more
May 2015 - Healthy soils are critical for global food production, but we are not paying enough attention to this important "silent ally," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said on the eve of World Soil Day, to be celebrated on 5 December. Healthy soils not only are the foundation for food, fuel, fibre ...more
May 2015 - Soils host a quarter of our planet's biodiversity. Soil is one of nature's most complex ecosystems: it contains a myriad of organisms which interact and contribute to the global cycles that make all life possible.
May 2015 - Data on food availablity. 
Apr 2015 - Somalia in 2014 exported a record 5 million livestock to markets in the Gulf of Arabia thanks to heavy investments in animal disease prevention backed by the European Union and the United Kingdom. This is the highest number of live animals exported from Somalia in the last 20 years. The export ...more
Apr 2015 - One large egg (50gr) provides the daily requirements* of 27% selenium, 25% vitamin B12, 23% choline, 15% riboflavin, 13% protein, 11% phosphorus, 9% vitamin D.  * Based on approximate averages for adult male/female from 5 databases (Australia, Canada, China, EU, USA)
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