Azeri agriculture minister visits Germany

21.01.2011 [15:43]
Azeri agriculture minister Ismat Abbasov left for Berlin to participate in an international green week 2011 exhibition and 3rd summit of agriculture ministers ...

South Sudan food security improves

12.01.2011 [23:15]
The number of people in need of food assistance in southern Sudan has decreased markedly - though prospects for food security largely depend ...

Azerbaijan Agrarian University establishes ties with Turkey`s Firat University

09.01.2011 [13:56]
A group of employees of the Azerbaijan State Agrarian University has visited Turkey to establish ties with this country`s Firat University ...

Asian Cup Matches against Hunger

06.01.2011 [10:55]
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will dedicate a series of three soccer matches in the fight against hunger and poverty at an impressive show of football ...

Erzin to host citrus fruits festival

02.01.2011 [12:10]
The Turkish city of Erzin will host an international citrus fruits and culture festival next week. The three-day festival will bring together delegations ...

Azerbaijan to increase grain production volumes in 2011

25.12.2010 [13:06]
Next year Azerbaijan may produce about 2.5 mln tons of grains, which will exceed the current year rates, stated Ismet Abbasov, the Minister of Agriculture of ...

Jordan, Azerbaijan support establishing joint agricultural company

18.12.2010 [11:53]
Jordan Chamber of Commerce (JCC) Deputy Chairman Issa Murad stressed that the JCC supports the establishment of a Jordanian-Azeri agricultural company ...

Reducing hunger through climate-smart agriculture

11.12.2010 [17:16]
Boosting investment in developing world agriculture is necessary not only to reduce current levels of world hunger but to safeguard future world food supplies ...

Countries meet to boost Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources

08.12.2010 [20:11]
Senior representatives of more than 60 countries including 22 cabinet ministers have met in Rome as part of a new push to galvanize support behind the ...

Import dependence, water scarcity challenge food security in Near East

07.12.2010 [16:03]
Rapid population growth in the Near East is not being matched by growth in agricultural production, making the region ever-more dependent on food imports and ...

CNN releases report on Azerbaijan`s pomegranate

04.12.2010 [21:50]
American CNN International has featured a report on Azerbaijan in its World View news program ...

New FAO Deputy Director-General appointed

04.12.2010 [18:39]
The UN Food and Agricultural Organization`s Director-General Jacques Diouf announced the appointment of Ann Tutwiler, a citizen of the United States ...

Funding gaps for climate change adaptation a threat to food supplies

03.12.2010 [19:15]
Floods and droughts in major grain producing countries this year have triggered a sharp increase in food prices, highlighting the vulnerability of the world`s food ...

Over 3 million people urge governments to act on hunger

02.12.2010 [21:57]
The signatures of over 3 million people calling for urgent action to end world hunger were presented to governments at a ceremony today at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization`s (FAO) Rome headquarters ...

Tourism is top priority for Morocco says King Mohammed VI

01.12.2010 [20:52]
Morocco`s King Mohammed VI has reaffirmed his strong commitment to tourism as one of Morocco`s top national priorities. In a meeting attended by UNWTO Secretary-General ...

FAO receives top award for forest fire protection

27.11.2010 [20:10]
The Forestry Department of the United Nations` Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) yesterday received an important Spanish award in recognition of its ...

FAO backs indigenous people

26.11.2010 [21:09]
The United Nations` Food and Agricultural Organization is defining a new basis for cooperation and dialogue with the world`s indigenous populations following the ...

Azerbaijan, Argentina discuss agricultural cooperation

24.11.2010 [21:57]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Agriculture Ismat Abbasov has met visiting Argentina`s Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship Alberto Pedro D`Alotto ...

Shining a spotlight on illegal fishing

22.11.2010 [22:36]
In a bid to shed new light on the shadowy world of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, an FAO Technical Consultation has agreed to identify ...