The fund comes under the Technical Cooperation Programme, which member states enjoy through the sectors under FAO mandate.
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The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has said that about 4.02 million people in Nigeria are currently faced with acute food insecurity.
According to a report“ The State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World, put together by UNICEF, the World Health Organisation, the Food and Agriculture Organisation, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the World Food Programme, the number of people suffering from hunger has increased during the past three years.
FREL is a benchmark on which Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries is measured.
Ahmed Matane, Assistant FAO Country Representative (Programmes) for Nigeria, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.
FAO Director-General Jose da Silva said at the opening of a regional conference in Montego Bay in Jamaica, that governments must keep the fight against malnutrition at the top of their agenda
The Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Food Programme highlighted the extremely critical importance of humanitarian support for affected countries
The organisation’s Director-General, José da Silva, emphasised this at the opening of the 165th session of FAO Council in Rome on Monday
Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, disclosed this when a joint dialogue to analyse the root causes of the crisis submitted its report in Abuja on Monday
The Food and Agriculture Organization’s food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 175.5 points in February, up 0.5 per cent on January levels
Dominic Burgeon, the FOA Director of Emergency, disclosed this to newsmen during an assessment visit to farmlands in Fariya village in Jere Council of Maiduguri
Dr. Louise Setshwaelo, the Country Representative of the organisation, stated this in Abuja at a stakeholder’s workshop to analyse the 2016 Food and Nutrition Security Situation in the nation’s 16 states
The report, entitled: Global Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction, was produced with the goal of becoming “a global reference point” in the facilitation of information sharing between stakeholders such as public entities, civil society and the private sector
The FAO listed the countries achieving both MDG 1 and the WFS to include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cuba, Djibouti, Georgia, Ghana, Guyana, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Nicaragua. Others include Peru, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) and Vietnam
Mobile phone applications are making ‘early warning’ a matter of seconds instead of weeks for animal disease outbreaks, and essential veterinary care can be tracked with pinpoint accuracy and speed, thanks to the Global Positioning System function now directly integrated in most cell phones