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 ...

International Conference on Food Safety and Food Security to be held in Indonesia

22.11.2010 [20:01]
International Conference on Food Safety and Food Security will be held on December 1-4 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Organizers of the event are ...

Abu Dhabi to host First GCC Ministerial Forum for Integrated Food Policies

20.11.2010 [20:17]
Abu Dhabi will host the First 3-day GCC ministerial forum for integrated food policies, starting on November 22 under the patronage of UAE Deputy Prime Minister and ...

One trillion food import bill as prices rise

19.11.2010 [22:03]
International food import bills could pass the one trillion dollar mark in 2010 with prices in most commodities up sharply from 2009, FAO said today ...

UN: North Korea facing hunger because of grain deficit

17.11.2010 [10:38]
About 5 million North Koreans will continue to face food shortages because of a grain deficit, two United Nations agencies warned Tuesday. North Korea requires 867,000 metric tons of grain to feed ...

Africa crop tool launched

13.11.2010 [18:36]
The Food and Agricultural Organiztion (FAO) has launched a quick reference calendar covering 43 major African countries that advises which crops to plant when, according to the type of agricultural zone from ...

Action against Hunger honors FAO chief

10.11.2010 [19:48]
FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf has been awarded the Action against Hunger Humanitarian Award in recognition of his long-standing commitment to fighting ...