German agriculture specialists visit Education Ministry

11.02.2011 [11:16]
Education Minister Misir Mardanov met Thursday with Professor of the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, manager of the strengthening ...

Further action on responsible fisheries recommended

10.02.2011 [22:23]
Countries are making progress in implementing the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, which is now 15 years old, but still extremely relevant. However ...

Foot-and-Mouth Disease in South Korea signals regional risk

28.01.2011 [21:46]
FAO is calling for veterinary and border control authorities in Asia to be on alert for animals showing signs of infection by Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) ...

Policy guide for countries hit hard by high food prices

26.01.2011 [20:18]
FAO has called upon countries to carefully examine the implications of high food prices and not to take any policy actions that might appear useful in the short term but could have harmful, longer-term effects or even aggravate the situation ...

World Veterinary Year 2011 

25.01.2011 [11:45]
This year has been declared World Veterinary Year, marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of the veterinary profession and of veterinary science ...

New UN report says rural women face increasing inequality

21.01.2011 [22:40]
A new United Nations interagency report on the gender dimension of agricultural work says women still benefit less than men from rural employment and face new challenges due to the current economic and food crises ...

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 ...