International Conference on Food Safety and Food Security to be held in Indonesia
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
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
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
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
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
FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf has been awarded the Action against Hunger Humanitarian Award in recognition of his long-standing commitment to fighting ...
Deadly animal virus threatens to spread to southern Africa
A deadly viral disease which broke out in Tanzania earlier this year risks spreading to Southern Africa, posing a mortal threat to more than 50 million sheep and goats in 15 countries, FAO warned today ...
Azeri agricultural minister attends international conference in Netherlands
A delegation of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Agriculture led by minister Ismat Abasov is in the Netherlands to attend an international conference on ...
Agriculture needs to become `climate-smart`
Agriculture in developing countries must become `climate-smart` in order to cope with the combined challenge of feeding a warmer, more heavily populated ...
New Drive for European Investment in African Agriculture
A British report says Europe needs to do more to invest in African agriculture. It says a gap exists between bold rhetoric that pledges billions to aid African agriculture and a reality in which money has not ...
FAO distributes huge quantities of wheat seeds in Pakistan
The United Nations` food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has begun a large-scale distribution of wheat seeds in Pakistan that will benefit well over half a million ...
Russia to resume wheat flour exports
Russia plans to resume exporting flour on January 1, 2011, but a larger ban on exporting wheat, barley, rye and corn has been extended through next June ...
Azerbaijan`s State Grain Fund gets 50 million AZN from state budget
Reserve fund of the state budget allotted 50 million AZN for Azerbaijan State Grain Fund to increase wheat production up to ...
European football leagues will join forces to fight hunger
16 European football leagues will dedicate their matches to the fight against hunger and poverty as an impressive show of footballing solidarity during ...
World Food Day: Leaders rally for concrete and resolute actions; help to farmers
On the occasion of this year`s World Food Day, Pope Benedict XVI, Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf called for global ...
Azeri Minister for Agriculture to participate in World Food Week events
The delegation of Azerbaijan led by Ismet Abasov, Minister of Agriculture is visiting Rome to participate in the World Food Week/World Food Day 2010 Events ...
India, Azerbaijan discuss agriculture
The visiting Indian delegation led by Sucha Singh Langah, the Cabinet Minister for Agriculture, Government of Punjab visited Azerbaijan`s Ministry of ...
Azeri agriculture minister to visit Italy
Azerbaijan`s minister of agriculture Ismat Abbasov will be visiting Rome, the capital of Italy, from Saturday to attend the World Summit on Food Security ...
USAID promotes rural Aquaculture in Azerbaijan
The Economic Growth Program of the Baku Office of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has kicked off the 2nd ...