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Tuesday
25/05/2010
Lack of cash threatens Chad relief effort
Lack of funds is jeopardizing FAO emergency operations in Chad where two million people risk hunger after drought and pest infestations slashed food production. FAO has only been ....
Friday
21/05/2010
Italy donates to food gene pact
Italy has announced a contribution of 1.2 million euros ($1.46 million) to compensate some of the world’s poorest farmers for conserving and propagating crop varieties that could ....
Wednesday
19/05/2010
A boost to half of Lesotho’s rural farmers
Soaring food prices and the recent global economic downturn struck Lesotho hard. The European Union and FAO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (M ....
Tuesday
18/05/2010
Virtual FAO learning course adopted by top Spanish university
An innovative FAO online learning program has been incorporated into the curriculum of Spain's Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), marking the first time that an FAO virtual le ....
Thursday
13/05/2010
Patrick Vieira named FAO Goodwill Ambassador
Fao has appointed international soccer star Patrick Vieira as a Goodwill Ambassador to speak up for the organisation its its fight against hunger. The Senegalese-born French footb ....
Thursday
13/05/2010
Economic crisis threatens Europe’s progress on hunger – action needed
With Agriculture playing a key role, the Europe and Central Asia region has achieved striking success in fighting poverty and food insecurity over the last ten years. But the inte ....
Tuesday
11/05/2010
FAO launches anti-hunger petition
FAO today unveiled a major online petition calling on people to get angry at the fact that close to a billion people suffer from hunger. Using a whistle as a campaign icon and an ....
Monday
10/05/2010
Shedding light on child labour in fisheries
More attention should be paid to the plight of child workers in the fisheries sector, according to a group of experts convened by FAO and the International Labour Organization to ....
Thursday
06/05/2010
African food security needs urgent, undivided attention
Africa's food security situation requires urgent and undivided attention, according to FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf. Underinvestment in agriculture is the core reason for hu ....
Tuesday
04/05/2010
Climate change threat to Africa
Climate change could significantly reverse the progress towards poverty reduction and food security in Africa, according to a paper presented to the FAO regional Conference for Af ....