Text Size:
Updated On: Sunday, 22 September 2019

FAO - Tag Search Results

1 “Zero Hunger” Panel at the 71st UN General Assembly
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

23 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A panel on September 22 during the 71st session of the UN General Assembly examined the progress that has been made in the “Zero Hunger” campaign.

Created on 2016-09-23 21:04:30
2 Armyworm Outbreak in Zimbabwe
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

1 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — An armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, it could dampen prospects for good crop harvests that is anticipated in the current farming season. Maize, a staple food in the re...

Created on 2017-03-01 22:19:35
3 As in Biblical Times, Madagascar’s Locust Plague Can Bring Calamity
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

3 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A swarm of locusts currently infesting large parts of the East African nation of Madagascar are wreaking havoc on local crops and livestock, raising fears of a short-term hunger and economic crisis.

Created on 2015-02-03 20:01:25
4 Decade Projections Made for Commodities by FAO, OECD
( UN Reports )

Content by: FAO

23 July 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – Meat, sugar, biofuel, cotton and dairy are a few products essential to major markets as well as everyday living. Not only the supply and demand, but th...

Created on 2015-07-23 19:45:55
5 Dominican first lady honored by Lehman College
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

23 March 2011, New York, USA | Connor Schratz -

Created on 2011-03-23 19:06:00
6 Empowering Women to Fight Hunger
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

21 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — During a high-level event at FAO headquarters in Rome, princess Victoria of Sweden said “if female farmers were given access to the same resources as their male counterparts, food production could be increased by as much as 20 to 30 percent.”

Created on 2016-12-21 20:00:51
7 FAO Aiding Rohingya Refugees
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

9 May 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an $8.3 million appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host populations in Bangladesh, as the onset of the cyclone season and monsoon rains is putting already vulnerable communities at even greater risk.

Created on 2018-05-09 18:19:12
8 FAO and Sustainable Forestry in Ethiopia
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

1 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said the unprecedented influx of refugees from South Sudan into Ethiopia has increased pressure on the local environment as the demand for wood-fuel is leading to a significant increase forest degradation and deforestation around refugee ca...

Created on 2017-11-01 21:52:48
9 FAO Report on Global Food Crisis
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

23 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Around 124 million people in 51 countries face food insecurity or worse, and require urgent humanitarian action to save lives, protect livelihoods, and reduce hunger and malnutrition, according to a new Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report.

Created on 2018-03-23 21:29:45
10 IAEA / ZIKA RADIATION
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

17 May 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A pest control technique that uses radiation is being provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to countries affected by the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean. Developed after twelve years of research at IAEA laboratories, the technology works by sterilizing male...

Created on 2016-05-17 22:05:08
11 Increasing Yields for Kenyan Farmers
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

22 May 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — In five semi-arid counties of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is supporting 31,300 smallholder farmers to increase the yield of high-value grain like sorghum and to market their produce as group.

Created on 2018-05-22 21:35:47
12 New UN Report Shows Decreased Hunger Worldwide
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A new United Nations report says the total number of persons globally in conditions of hunger has dropped to 795 million. That's 216 million fewer than in 1992.

Created on 2015-05-29 20:40:49
13 Promoting Sustainable Nutrition
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

6 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A high-level symposium sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called for actions to address the mounting impacts of malnutrition on public health and economic development through a shift to healthier diets and food systems.

Created on 2016-12-07 21:16:25
14 Protecting Zambia’s biodiversity
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

15 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Zambia has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, posing a threat, not only to Zambia’s wildlife, but also to her people.

Created on 2016-12-15 22:27:51
15 Safeguarding Agricultural Heritage Systems
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

25 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Deputy-Director of the Food and Agricultural Organization said by safeguarding Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) the international community was also responding to “the world’s greatest challenges: climate change, depleting natural resources, urbanization,...

Created on 2018-04-25 22:07:36
16 South-South News Hosts Reception to Promote Food Security
( South-South News Initiatives )

Content by: South-South News

24 November 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Following the success of a high-level meeting on establishing food security through South-South Cooperation, which saw UN offcials, ambassadors and government representatives exchange best practises, a spec...

Created on 2014-11-24 21:32:00
17 Vaccinating Syrian Livestock Seen as Key to Regional Health
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

16 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The violence in Syria has resulted in the flight of hundreds of thousands of civilians from communities in the region to safe zones in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. However, health officials have begun to express concern over the movement of unvaccinated livestock who...

Created on 2015-04-16 21:41:16

GET CONNECTED WITH US

Subscribe to our newsletter