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03/02/2023
Upon invitation of the Council of the European Union under the Swedish Presidency and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), FAO Chief Economist Máximo Torero visited Brussels and updated...
03/02/2023
The benchmark index of international food commodity prices declined in January for the tenth consecutive month, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported Friday.The FAO Food Price...
02/02/2023
Better oyster production and responsible resource management are vital for sustainable growth of The Gambia’s mangrove oyster sector, according to an upgrading strategy endorsed by key stakeholders today. The agreement...
02/02/2023
Maia Diagne’s eyes fill with emotion as she describes the lifelong bond she feels with the water lilies that grew in large quantities in her part of Senegal. "I was...
31/01/2023
The FAO Liaison Office in Brussels kicked off its new series of webinars on the Four Betters with a Brussels Briefing on Better Life. This first event explored the role that...
31/01/2023
Legislative frameworks play a crucial role in fostering transformative change towards sustainable agrifood systems. This was the main message delivered by FAO’s Blaise Kuemlangan during a meeting of the Natural...
30/01/2023
FAO and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat began face-to-face training sessions for select participants in Castel Gandolfo, south of Rome, and launched the assessment of the national food...
26/01/2023
Ending Hunger: a priority for regional integration The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conflict in Ukraine, climate change, and the general economic slowdown have brought the fight against food insecurity...
23/01/2023
You joined FAO in February 2022 with an impressive expertise in nutrition issues. How do you see the role of ESN in delivering on FAO’s Strategic Framework?FAO has a long...
22/01/2023
On the side lines of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) in Berlin, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Germany...
17/01/2023
FAO Liaison Office in Brussels Director Raschad Al-Khafaji presented key priorities of the Organization as well as recent and upcoming activities of the FAO Brussels Office at the Council Working...
13/01/2023
The biannual FAO publication Food Outlook was presented at a recent DG INTPA Infopoint organized by the FAO Liaison Office in Brussels and hosted by the European Commission Directorate-General for...
12/01/2023
United Nations agencies are calling for urgent action to protect the most vulnerable children in the 15 countries hardest hit by an unprecedented food and nutrition crisis.Conflict, climate shocks, the...
30/12/2022
Filip Lameš you are the Agricultural Attaché of the Czech mission here in Brussels and a one of the key persons for the Presidency the last 6 months. What would...
16/12/2022
Policy makers, forests experts and Brussels partners came together on the occasion of an FAO Brussels Briefing to exchange perspectives on implementing and monitoring progress on ecosystem restoration, in light...
13/12/2022
The links between trade and food security are complex, with several channels of interaction affecting the different dimensions of food security simultaneously, and with different short- and long-term impacts. This...
13/12/2022
Around two-thirds of people experiencing food insecurity rely on agriculture for their livelihoods, while just 8% of humanitarian aid goes to agricultural inputs and technologies. The strong potential for investment...
09/12/2022
The EU Agricultural Outlook conference is the flagship annual event of the EU Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development. This year, the event gathered a broad range of stakeholders to...
09/12/2022
In recent years, FAO has implemented several measures and initiatives to become more dynamic, efficient and effective in supporting Members and working with partners to transform agrifood systems, making them...
09/12/2022
FAO Brussels took part in an initiative to plant over 600 trees in the Arboretum of Tervuren, together with UN sister agencies, to mark Human Rights Day and the right...