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Aug 2016 - Diet is an important contributor to health, and to disease. Most countries face nutritional problems, from undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies to obesity and diet-related diseases (such as type II diabetes and certain types of cancer), or a mix of these. Pulses are a nutrient-rich food that as part of a ...more
Aug 2016 - Migrants are a potential resource for agriculture and rural development as well as poverty reduction in their areas of origin. However, distress migration of rural youth can result in the loss of an important share of the most vital and dynamic part of the workforce, with obvious consequences for agricultural ...more
Jul 2016 - This infographic illustrates key facts from the 2016 edition of the biannual FAO State of the World’s Forests report. The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) 2016 shows that it is possible to increase agricultural productivity and food security while halting or even reversing deforestation, highlighting the successful efforts of Costa Rica, Chile, the ...more
Jul 2016 - This infographic highlights the importance of food and nutrition education for healthy diets, and FAO's role and interventions in this area.
Jul 2016 - The Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox is a free, user-friendly, interactive web-based platform designed to meet the diverse needs of sustainable forest management practitioners, particularly those working at the forest management level.
Jul 2016 - Hunger is still one of the most urgent development challenges, yet the world is producing more than enough food. Recovering just half of what is lost or wasted could feed the world alone. The FAO-led Save Food initiative is partnering with international organizations, the private sector and civil society to ...more
Jun 2016 - FAO launched the Voices of the Hungry project in 2013 to provide up-to-date information about food insecurity that is policy-relevant and contributes to strengthening political will - information that speaks to people and leads to change.
Jun 2016 - FAO is committed to corporate environmental responsibility, in line with the efforts of the United Nations to become climate neutral. Environmental and financial efficiency, both at headquarters and in decentralized offices, has resulted in an overall reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of 29% since the start of the programme in ...more
May 2016 - Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Food insecurity is a major issue for many people and households in poor and developing ...more
May 2016 - Each year one third of global food production for human consumption never ﬁnds its way onto plates and is lost or wasted. Cutting food loss and waste reduces poverty and hunger and ﬁghts climate change. Make #NotWasting Your Way of Life.