Tag: Food and Agriculture Organization

UN FAO: Sorrow at the loss of a colleague, other victims in Ethiopia crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:25

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is in mourning at the loss of one of our team when an Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed near Addis Ababa, ... Read More

UN agency: World food prices remain steady

editor editor- September 9, 2011 06:40

World food prices remained virtually unchanged during the month of August, with only slight increases observed in the prices of cereals and meat, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ... Read More

UN: World cereal prices still steeply higher than last year

editor editor- July 11, 2011 03:34

Cereal prices dropped slightly in the world markets in June, but were still 71 per cent higher than a year ago, with the fall attributable to improved weather conditions in ... Read More

Brazilian named next chief of UN Food and Agriculture Organization

editor editor- June 27, 2011 03:15

A former Brazilian food security minister will become the first person from Latin America to head the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations agency leading international efforts i Read More

UN agency launches new initiative to boost crops and protect environment

editor editor- June 14, 2011 05:01

Building on the lessons learned from the Green Revolution of the 1960s, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today launched a new initiative to grow more food to ... Read More

UN: World food prices to remain high into next year

editor editor- June 8, 2011 04:17

Citing dwindling stocks and only small production increases for the majority of crops, a new United Nations report released today says world food prices are likely to remain high for ... Read More

UN: Over 1 billion tons of food lost or wasted every year

editor editor- May 12, 2011 04:35

About a third of all the food produced for human consumption each year – or roughly 1.3 billion tons – is lost or wasted, according to a new study commissioned ... Read More

UN: Global food prices fall, still much higher than a year ago

editor editor- April 8, 2011 05:34

Food prices have dropped for the first time after eight months of continuous rise, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today, pointing out, however, that the prices ... Read More

UN: Climate change may have “catastrophic” impact on food security

editor editor- April 1, 2011 01:57

The effects of slow-onset climate change are expected to have “potentially catastrophic” impact on food production in developing countries in future, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organi Read More

UN Food and Agriculture Organization extends fight hunger message from Seychelles

editor editor- March 17, 2011 01:24

While the people of Seychelles, as well as tourists, cajoled in the 2011 Seychelles carnival, a message was also very clear to the crowd that they must join the world ... Read More

Asia on alert after livestock disease outbreak in Korea

editor editor- January 28, 2011 06:44

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today notified veterinary and border authorities in Asia of a major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the Republic of Korea, urging them Read More