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January 19, 2018

Japan to invest to prolong expiration date of prepackaged rice

more 28.02.2018

BIOFACH 2018: Results of the National Exposition

From 14 to 17 of February 2018 in Nurnmberg (Germany) the largest event in organic farming was held - the 29th International Specialized Exhibition of Organic Food and Beverages BIOFACH 2018

more 20.02.2018

December 16, 2017

California Warns About Cellphone Exposure And Health Risks.

more 16.12.2017

Electromagnetic fields and public health: mobile phones

Mobile or cellular phones are now an integral part of modern telecommunications. In many countries, over half the population use mobile phones and the market is growing rapidly.

more 31.07.2017

Pope Francis donates to FAO to assist drought and conflict-stricken populations in East Africa

In an unprecedented move, Pope Francis has symbolically donated €25,000 to FAO's efforts supporting people facing food insecurity and famine in East Africa.

more 21.07.2017

Third meeting of the United Nations Agriculture and Food Security Theme Group was held in Beijing

The meeting focused on the importance of agro-product geographical indication. It also discussed the collaboration among Rome-Based Food Agencies (RBAs) in China.

more 17.07.2017

Favourable prospects for 2017 winter grain harvest

Harvesting of the 2017 winter grains will start shortly. Unlike in 2016 when only 2.7 million tonnes of wheat and 600 000 tonnes of barley were harvested mainly due to poor and erratic rains, prospects for the 2017 harvest look very promising. 

more 10.05.2017

Climate Change Is Transforming the World’s Food Supply

Researchers studying climate change are looking at how the biological and physical changes happening on Earth due to climate change will transform food production.

more 16.02.2017

World Food Day 2016

The message to world leaders, local authorities, international organizations, civil society, the private sector, and all citizens was that climate change, hunger and poverty must be addressed together in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals set by the international community.

more 07.11.2016

Growing greener cities in Latin America and the Caribbean

A new FAO report finds that urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) is widespread in Latin America and the Caribbean, but realizing its full potential requires increased support from national, state and local governments.

more 08.04.2014