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PM Modi releases commemorative coin to mark FAO's 75th anniversary
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World Food Day 2020: History, significance of this important eventThis day marks the foundation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) that happened on October 16, 1945.
Climate change has a cow and worm problemCattle graze on a dry meadow at a livestock farm, on August 5, 2020, in northwestern France as a heatwave is forecast for the coming days. | Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP via Getty Images Cows..
Food losses in sub-Saharan Africa hit 4 bln USD annually: FAONAIROBI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday estimated that food losses in sub-Saharan Africa add up to 432 billion Kenyan shillings (about 4..
India ready to work with FAO to help other nations in tackling locust problem: Agri ministry
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Locust menace: FAO asks India to be on high alert for next 4 weeksIndia, which is tackling the worst locust attack in 26 years for the last three months, should remain on "high alert" during the next four weeks, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation..
Overfishing on the rise as global consumption climbs - U.N. agencyMore than a third of the fish stocks around the world are being overfished and the problem is particularly acute in developing countries, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said..
No threat to urban areas from locusts: FAO expertExtent of locust invasion in India may spread further and swarms may reach as far as Bihar and Odisha in June-July before they eventually return to Rajasthan with the progress of monsoon, a UN body has..
Yemen could face 'catastrophic' food situation as pandemic worsens: FAOYemen, already pushed to the brink of famine by a five-year war, could see a "catastrophic" food security situation due to the coronavirus pandemic and lower remittances from the Gulf, the U.N.'s Food..
Latin America to see sharp increase in hunger, poverty: FAOHunger and poverty are set to spike in Latin America and the Caribbean as the impact of the novel coronavirus ravages the region´s economies and disrupts supply chains, according to a report by the..
Why it's not Wuhan or Chinese virus but SARS-Cov-2WHO, in conjunction with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), has issued guidelines for the naming of a new disease or a..
Panic buying, lockdowns may drive world food inflation: FAO, analystsLockdowns and panic food buying due to the coronavirus pandemic could ignite world food inflation even though there are ample supplies of staple grains and oilseeds in key exporting nations, a senior..
India Faces Twin Invasion Of Locusts From Iran, Africa: Agriculture BodyThe Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has issued a warning about twin invasion of desert locusts coming to India starting in May, but an official said that the country is prepared to meet the.....
FAO report urges effective reduction in food loss, waste along supply chainROME, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Food loss and waste along the supply chain must be effectively reduced, and more refined tools were needed to assess the problem in large, the UN Food and Agriculture..
Syria's wheat crop almost doubles but food security still a challenge: U.N.Syria's wheat and barley crops this year improved helped by favorable rainfall and better overall security but food security remains a challenge, a joint report by the United Nations Food and..
How World War II increased agricultural yieldsThe UN set up Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945 to deal with the post-war food crisis in many European countries. Measures to deal with pests and soil fertility soon made all the..
Venezuelans Fret Over Trump Administration's Latest Immigration Restrictions, DeportationsThe ongoing Venezuelan crisis has reached a breaking point after four million Venezuelans have fled their home country due to widespread violence, shortages of food and medicine, but many are concerned..
China's Qu elected new FAO Director-GeneralQu Dongyu, newly-elected Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), speaks during the 41st FAO Conference in Rome, Italy, June 23, 2019. Qu Dongyu, China's vice..
UN food agency elects first Chinese director generalQu Dongyu, China's deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the first person from a Communist country to hold the..