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26 September 2018
  At a meeting with heads of Moscow offices of UN agencies, held on 26 September, Sergei Egorenko, Deputy Head of Russia’s Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) spoke in detail about the monitoring mechanisms put in place by Russia for observing the progress of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
18 September 2018
Recognizing that the unregulated use of antimicrobials is a growing problem across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, FAO has been working hard to implement improvements across the region, with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation. One example is a regional conference, which began today in Moscow, devoted to...
17 September 2018
Kristina Rodina, FAO Forestry Officer and Coordinator of the Organization’s Global Programme for Wildlife and Protected Area Management, delivered two lectures in Moscow, first, at the FAO Information Center at MGIMO-University for future environmentalists from the Department of Applied Economics and Commerce, and, second, at the Department of Geography at...
15 September 2018
Food loss and waste (FLW) arises in the majority if not in all value chains. Losses and waste in fish chains – data, causes and trends and the establishment of a global repository of information on FLW in the fisheries sector was one of the key topics discussed at a...
13 September 2018
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is estimated to illicitly harvest as much as 26 million tons of fish each year, worth approximately USD 24 billion. An expert-level discussion on the dangers IUU-fishing poses took place at the Second Global Fishery Forum. The issue is not confined to the threat to...