Terms searched: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
18 Apr 2022 AMMAN
The $33.25 million project aims to enhance infrastructure to maximise the optimal use of water and rationalise its consumption, spread awareness related to dealing with water scarcity, and enable the private sector to market and sell technologies which serve water managing, saving and harvesting.
10 Feb 2022 ROME, Italy
Current agricultural practices are neither sustainable nor appropriate for today’s farming challenges and failure to apply technological developments could result in failure to provide food for an estimated additional two billion people by 2050.
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
24 Aug 2020 TIRANA, Albania
A new green development project in the river basin of the Vjosa in Albania will aim to deliver effective and improved management of the basin’s natural resources.Support from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) will focus on sustainable farming techniques: sustainable land use, increasing soil fertility, combating pollution and general degradation...
6 Jun 2020 Rome, Italy
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has agreed on $700 Million USD for projects and programmes to help developing countries keep advancing urgent environmental priorities through and beyond the coronavirus pandemic. The new and expanded programming, announced 3 June by the Facility’s governing body, will help developing countries protect marine biodiversity, fight wildlife trafficking, tackle dangerous uses of mercury, and fortify defenses against climate change in the agriculture and fisheries sectors, in basic services such as drinking water, and other areas...
5 Feb 2020 New York, United States
A January 2020 food security analysis conducted by three United Nations agencies has revealed that, despite “satisfactory” agricultural production, over 3.3 million people in the Central Sahel require immediate food assistance. It is feared that the situation may deteriorate and the agencies estimate that the number could rise to approximately 4...
24 Sep 2019 LAHJ
More than 20 million people in Yemen are food insecure and water is a scarce resource, with access further restricted by over four years of conflict. Through support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), access to water has been improved for Yemeni farmers living across nearly 4,000 acres of agricultural land in the coastal governorate of Lahj...
23 Sep 2019 ROME, Italy
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has reported that there are 41 countries that continue to require some external assistance to meet food requirements. Conflicts act as the primary cause of food insecurity, with adverse weather conditions also acutely affecting food availability according to the agency...
7 Sep 2019 ROME, Italy
Favorable rains in Syria’s agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have reportedly boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain on many Syrians.A report issued 5 Sptember by the United Nations Food and Agricultural (UNFAO) Progam and the World Food Program (WFP), describes some areas receiving more than double their yearly rainfall average in 2018-19...
28 Jul 2019 MUMBAI, India
Niranjana Menon, Research Analyst with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview.This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release of SFG’s sixth Blue Peace Bulletin, "Protection Of Water: Local Solutions", which can be DOWNLOADED HERE...
21 Jul 2019 ROME, Italy
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicating hunger, providing access to sanitation, and conserving marine and land resources (Goals 4, 6, 14 and 15, respectively)...