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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP)have called for the restoration of at least one billion degraded hectares of land by 2030. They said this must also be matched by a similar commitment to the oceans, Read more…


A study supported by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) reveals that climate change is driving the spike in pest attacks on crops. This has led to an increasing threat to food security and the environment. The Scientific Review on the Read more…


Unless Nigeria fully industrializes its dairy sector, there will be no room for development and expansion. Fred Kafeero, Nigeria Country Director of the Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO) stated this at the World Milk day summit held in Abuja. It Read more…


The European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) has contributed €4.1 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s desert locust control programme in Ethiopia. This has enabled FAO to lease two fixed-wing aircraft and two helicopters and procure Read more…


The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says the time has come for nations to stringently ensure the restoration of the global ecosystem. QU Dongyu, FAO Director-General said this at a townhall meeting meant to serve as a curtain-raiser for the Read more…


The Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO) has launched a new corporate environmental responsibility strategy. It is aimed at effectively tackling climate change and eliminate carbon greenhouse emissions by 45 percent by 2030. The ambitious new emissions reduction strategy focuses on Read more…


The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has commended the European Union (EU) for donating €8 million to help prevent desert locust invasion of the Horn of Africa. The European Commission announced the funding – from the European Civil Protection and Read more…


Global food prices continued rising for the 11th consecutive month in April, according to figures released by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Sugar led the increase and cereals resumed their upward trend. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 120.9 points in Read more…


The paucity of rainfall in 2019 impacted many parts of East Africa. In 2020, the consequence of this scenario impacted agricultural activities negatively as locusts invaded large tracts of farmlands in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda. These were some Read more…


Zimbabwe is playing host to the the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) regional conference. This year’s event will discuss current country and regional priorities and pressing issues in the region including the COVID-19 pandemic’s impacts on food security and Read more…