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25 June 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka - The first ever United Nations World Food Safety Day was marked in Colombo by the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The national event which took...
12 June 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka: Mr. Xuebing Sun presented his credentials to Mr. Tilak Marapana, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, as the new Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Sri Lanka, at the Ministry premises on Monday, 10th June. Mr. Sun is a...
05 June 2019
The people of Sri Lanka love fish and both demand and consumption of fish is on the rise. On the one hand that’s good, because fish is high in protein and low in fat and that helps to feed a hungry world while providing livelihoods for hundreds of millions of...
09 April 2019
Colombo - The breakout of Fall Armyworm in Sri Lanka wreaked panic amongst agricultural communities all over the island, however UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Plant Production and Protection Division Fall Armyworm Principal Technical Coordinator Allan Hruska says there’s no need to panic, albeit the pest is here to...
27 February 2019
Colombo: Dinuga de Silva, a 5 year old pre-school student from Sri Lanka won first place at the World Food Day 2018 Global Poster Contest. The poster contest is held annually by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to coincide with World Food Day on October...
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