FAO in Sri Lanka

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03 July 2020
Kandy - Dairy farming has been an important source of livelihood among the rural populations in Sri Lanka as it ensures a stable income throughout the year and acts as a cushion against income shocks arising due to crop failures. Since the dairy sector provides a large amount of organic...
02 July 2020
ROME/BANGKOK: The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has appointed Jong-Jin Kim as Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, effective 1 July 2020.  Mr Kim, a national of the Republic of Korea, has a long and distinguished career...
08 June 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka – The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness about the need for personal hygiene measures, such as frequent handwashing; however, World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is a good reminder that proper hygiene practices are always important when preparing and handling food. This year, World Food Safety Day is dedicated...
29 May 2020
28/05/2020 Bangkok, Thailand - While the world fights to slow the spread of COVID-19, the worst pandemic experienced in a century, countries in South Asia are simultaneously responding to plagues of locusts, cyclones and a deadly livestock disease, all of which threaten to worsen hunger and the livelihoods of millions of people,...
19 May 2020
In a world of cultural differences, is there one thing that can bind everyone together? Well, we all need to eat. Drink too, in fact. Interestingly enough, the drink most often chosen around the world after water, is tea. It is loved by millions from India to England, Afghanistan to...
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