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Monday
17/07/2017
Good rains bring some hope for war-torn Syrians
Food security in parts of Syria is slightly better than the same time last year due to an improved security situation and enhanced access to humanitarian assistance, but the overa ....
Sunday
16/07/2017
Codex Alimentarius Commission:17-22 July 2017
The United Nations food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission is meeting in Geneva from 17 to 22 July 2017 to adopt food safety and quality standards. ....
Friday
14/07/2017
FAO issues alert over third consecutive failed rainy season, worsening hunger in East Africa
Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released today by the UN Food and ....
Friday
14/07/2017
In Syria animal health campaign helps support food security and livelihoods for more than 230,000 people
In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234,000 people has received a strong boost thanks to a recently completed animal health campaign led by t ....
Wednesday
12/07/2017
In Yemen, 7 million people are on the brink of famine, FAO Director-General warns
In a video link from Geneva, he noted how conflict and violence in Yemen - "the largest humanitarian crisis today" - have disrupted agricultural livelihoods and are intensifying i ....
Wednesday
12/07/2017
Countries urged to reap benefits of food trade by engaging in standards setting
Trade and Food Standards, a new FAO and WTO joint publication, offadvocates for deeper involvement by developing countries in both the harmonized food standard setting processes i ....
Monday
10/07/2017
Mozambique, World Bank, FAO sign agreement to grow forest sector reform
The Government of Mozambique, the World Bank and FAO have announced a new project that will strengthen sustainable forest management and contribute to Mozambique achieving Sustain ....
Monday
10/07/2017
OECD and FAO see slower growth in demand keeping world food prices low
Global food commodity prices will remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofu ....
Thursday
06/07/2017
FAO Conference ends with endorsement of UN agency"s programme of work and budget
The Conference formally approved a regular budget of $1,005.6 million for delivery of FAO's programme of work over the period 2018-2019 as proposed by FAO Director-General José Gr ....
Thursday
06/07/2017
Sustainable agriculture can mitigate climate change and involuntary migration
Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part ....
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