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  • 3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A
  • 3 Oct 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva has urged government ministers, private sector and civil society representatives to move away from high-input and resource-intensive farming as these current
  • 2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential of practices such as drip irrigation,
  • 5 Jul 2017- 09:18 by Local Press Report ROME UN Food and Agriculture Organization Arab states must continue to seek innovations to overcome water scarcity in the face of climate change, said UN Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General José Graziano da Silva at an event co-hosted by the
  • 12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report ROME Bloomberg The effects of a drought ravaging southern Africa is worsening and the number of people relying on food aid will double to 14.1 million by the end of the year, according to the United Nations World Food Programme late last week. Access Climate
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Drylands are
  • 1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior United Nations officials said this week. “We
  • 3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report, put out this week by the Rome
  • 10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The March 2016 
  • 19 Mar 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report ROME Thomson Reuters Foundation Global demand for fresh water is set to outstrip supply as a result of population growth by the middle of this century if current levels of consumption continue, a study said. Access Development Aid Energy Security Food
  • 19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced this week that it was scaling up support for Jordan and other countries in the region that are dealing with an influx of refugees fleeing the civil war in neighboring Syria. “Thanks to
  • 19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The World Water Council (WWC) and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) this week announced measures to intensify their partnership in order to strengthen global water and food security. The long-time partners will
  • 10 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Syria will likely face drought if more rain does not fall in the next month, before the rainy season ends. This will place more strain on the country’s “already fragile food security situation,” according to the United Nations World Food
  • 10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Major food production areas across the Middle East, North and South America, Asia and Australia are all battling droughts that have reduced crop output and threaten to increase global food prices. This was the driest winter in the Middle
  • 21 Feb 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report ROME UN News Center The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today warned that water scarcity is one of the most urgent food security issues facing countries of the Near East and North Africa, with fresh water availability in the region

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