The 46th session of the CFS appointed a new chair, Thanawat Tiensin of Thailand to preside over its first-ever Multi-Year Programme of Work for 2020-2023, which was approved on Thursday.
Over the next two years, FAO and FMO will work with members of farmers' organizations, staff of SMEs and rural microfinance institutions to improve agri-business management skills, sustainable agro-ecological and processing practices and food loss-reduction techniques. The pilot project of the partnership will be undertaken in Kenya.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Danone have agreed to work together to improve global nutrition and food safety knowledge, and promote responsible agricultural value chains for more sustainable food systems.
At the global World Food Day ceremony today speakers called for bolder and faster action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets available and affordable for all.
Innovative collaboration is needed to reverse rising food insecurity rates and resume progress towards the eradication of hunger by 2030, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu told delegates gathered here today to open the 46th session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).
In particular, the funding will boost the efforts of countries in the targeted regions to bring about sustainable changes in agricultural policies and practices to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and natural resources
A new FAO report launched today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization provides insights into how much food is lost - as well as where and why - at different stages of the food supply chain, calls for the informed decisions for an effective reduction and offers new ways to measure progress.
“We need all of civil society to play an active role”, the Director-General told the annual Forum of the Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism (CSM), a vehicle for the participation of non-governmental actors in policy formulation at the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). “FAO is here to help you.”
Information on the world’s forests will be more transparent and easy-to-use than ever in the coming years, thanks to a $3 million grant to FAO from Norway, which aims to improve global statistics on forest resources and their changes.
Green agriculture has a vast potential to transform the agricultural sector in a way that enables access for everyone to nutritious food and at the same time ensures conservation of crucial natural resources, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said today at the International Agro-Industrial Forum in Moscow.