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Calls for responsible antibiotic use renewed

Monday, 13 November 2017, 7:58 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Crowd-sourced good practices in agriculture production showcased More than a year after the urgent call by the United Nations for countries to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations renewed ... More >>

Improved access to agricultural biotechnologies needed

Monday, 11 September 2017, 7:32 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Improved access to agricultural biotechnologies needed to help defeat hunger, malnutrition and poverty in the Asia-Pacific region 11/09/2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Smallholder farmers in the world’s hungriest and most populous region need greater access to ... More >>

Agri science & tech investment critical to defeating hunger

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 9:13 am | Food and Agriculture Organisation

13/12/2016 Hainan Province, China – In order to meet the world’s sustainable development goals of defeating hunger and poverty by 2030, governments and the private sector need to reenergize their agricultural science and technology research capacities, ... More >>

First Chicks Delivered on Viti Levu

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 4:41 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Today, (Tuesday 20th April) on Viti Levu, 313 small farmers, including women will each take delivery of a box containing approximately 12 day-old chicks. More >>

Improved systems of agricultural statistics needed

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 10:20 am | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Improved systems of agricultural statistics needed in Asia-Pacific to help the region achieve its Sustainable Development Goals More >>

Thousands run to raise awareness on food loss and food waste

Sunday, 10 May 2015, 2:46 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

10/5/2015, Bangkok, Thailand – More than 4,000 dedicated runners have braved the summer heat in Bangkok to promote greater awareness of food loss and food waste in the “Run for Save Food” event organized by the National Jogging Association of ... More >>

FAO calls for emergency support for Vanuatu farmers

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 4:27 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

20 March 2015, Rome -- Strong winds, heavy rains and floods resulting from Tropical Cyclone Pam have caused extensive damage to agriculture throughout Vanuatu, including the main food and export crops, livestock, and fisheries infrastructure, FAO said ... More >>

FAO submitted draft plan of action

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:50 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

FAO submitted draft plan of action in support of ASEAN vision, objectives and strategies for cooperation in food, agriculture and forestry towards 2025 More >>

Developing bioenergy without threatening food-security

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:32 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Bangkok, Thailand : Pursuing sustainable bioenergy opportunities in Southeast Asia without threatening food security is not just possible but achievable, a UN and multi-agency sponsored workshop heard today. More >>

Sea-level rise threatens Pacific Islands claim to sea

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:30 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Nadi, Fiji: Climate change-induced sea-level rise in the world's small island nations continues to be the most pressing threat to their environment and socio-economic development with annual losses estimated in the billions of dollars due to increased ... More >>

Roadmap to push towards goal of zero hunger

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 1:25 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Asia-Pacific countries adopt roadmap to push toward goal of zero hunger and improvements in food security More >>

UN's FAO teams up to combat food insecurity in Asia-Pacific

Sunday, 12 January 2014, 11:59 am | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Two of Asia-Pacific’s leading organizations and institutes have formally pledged to work together to develop innovative approaches in research, education and capacity building to counter hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity in the region. More >>

FAO warns of the risk of a double tragedy in the Philippines

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:30 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Immediate assistance from the international community for Philippine farmers is critical to avoid a double tragedy befalling rural survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, FAO announced today. More >>

Quiet Revolution Aboard Shrimp Trawlers

Saturday, 25 November 2006, 3:08 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

It is the world's most sought-after seafood commodity: some 3.5 million tons of the many-legged delicacy are pulled from the ocean's waters each year, with another 2.4 million tons raised on aquatic farms. More >>

 

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