News archive 2019

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The UN General Assembly adopted resolutions designating 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 21 May as International Tea Day and 29 September as International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, following requests made by the FAO Conference
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The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood-based panels have surged to their highest level since the Food and Agriculture Organization began recording forest statistics in 1947.
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Hunger in Europe and Central Asia is low, but a high number of people are affected by moderate food insecurity, such as limited food and access to nutritious food, as well as overweight and obesity, revealed a new FAO report.
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16 December 2019, Brussels –FAO Director-General QU Dongyu hailed the European Union’s pledge to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 and praised commitments to protect and restore the world’s forests in an address to the European Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries of the European Union.
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FAO and the European Union agree on a five-year €82 million initiative tobe implemented as a United Nations Joint programme in partnership with the Government of Papua New Guinea.
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The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (CAFS) agreed to strengthen cooperation and build the capacity and sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in developing countries.
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Youth face immense challenges, reason why it is imperative to scale up youth-focused initiatives and harness their potential to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2.
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This was the message from FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, when he spoke to the High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation at the 25th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP25) in Madrid on Wednesday.
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FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today called for a transformational change aimed at addressing food security, agriculture and forestry together - through a holistic approach.
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FAO Director-General QU Dongyu called for greater agricultural innovation to tackle the risks of climate change and reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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