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- New European Union funding targets resilience-building efforts in YemenThe European Union has contributed new funding totalling $40.8 million to boost UN resilience-building work in Yemen. Interventions will target the most vulnerable community groups, including women, the unemployed, youth, marginalized minority groups, internally displaced persons and stressed host communities. ..... Read More.4 weeks ago
- Access to safe water for all is key to sustainable developmentWith climate change and population growth putting increasing pressure on finite water resources, FAO is urging countries to step up efforts to increase water efficiency and provide access to safe water for all, as it marks World Water Day. ..... Read More.4 weeks ago
- Chefs are key ingredient in promoting sustainable food systems for healthy and culturally ...Chefs play an important role in inspiring people around the world to support sustainable food production, adopt healthy diets and avoid food waste. That was the central message of an event today hosted by FAO, UNESCO and the Government of France during "Goût de France" week currently being held in Paris. ..... Read More.4 weeks ago
- New Iceland-FAO partnership focuses on fisheries and Blue GrowthThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Iceland today agreed to work closely together on programmes supporting the long-term conservation of living marine ecosystems and to unlock the potential of the world’s marine and freshwater ecosystems. ..... Read More.4 weeks ago
- On International Day of Forests, FAO announces new forestry education initiativesFAO marked International Day of Forests today by announcing two new forest education initiatives aimed at raising awareness among children and young people on the sustainable use and conservation of forests. The two projects, funded by Germany with over $2 million, will address major challenges in forestry education and will help increase understanding of forests among the general public. ..... Read More.4 weeks ago