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ФАО доклад Protecting and sustainably managing the planet's forests is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Senior government officials from around the world today gathered at FAO to focus on ways to step up global efforts in the forestry sector aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on climate change. "Urgent action is needed to sustain and preserve the planet's forests in order to achieve our global goals," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said in a video message to the opening of the week-long Committee on Forestry meeting. More...
16-07-2018
ФАО доклад FAO reiterates support to Portuguese-speaking countries to eradicate hunger and malnutrition. Graziano highlights in Cape Verde the need to consolidate National Councils of Food and Nutritional Security. FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today reiterated his support to the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) in the implementation of their Regional Strategy for Food Security and Nutrition to eradicate hunger and ensure adequate food in the lusophone countries. He stressed that FAO will continue to support the work of the National Food and Nutritional Security Councils (CONSAN). More...
16-07-2018
ФАО доклад Kuwait contributes $5 million to FAO to support emergency operations in Yemen. Agricultural support to help hungry families in world’s largest food security crisis. The Government of Kuwait has contributed $5 million to FAO's work to deliver emergency agricultural interventions and improve food security and nutrition in Yemen which is facing the world's largest food security crisis. The Kuwaiti funding in support of FAO's Emergency Livelihoods Response Plan for Yemen will help to provide assistance to some of the 8.4 million severely food insecure Yemenis. More...
12-07-2018
ФАО доклад FAO and WorldFish forge partnership to build the resilience of fishers and fish farmers. New agreement aims to harness the power of fisheries and aquaculture research. The International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (WorldFish) and the UN FAO agreed to boost their efforts to build the resilience of fishers and small-scale fish farmers, promote sustainable aquaculture, and improve fish value chains. The partnership will harness the power of research in fisheries, aquaculture and fish value chains to improve programmes and policies for the benefit of millions of fishers and fish farmers belonging to some of the world's poorest communities. More...
11-07-2018
ФАО доклад Poorest countries face growing burden from the cost of importing food. FAO’s Food Outlook offers detailed look at market trends ranging from guava to ethanol. The world food import bill has broadly tripled since 2000 to reach $1.43 trillion in 2017, while it has risen around fivefold for countries that are the most vulnerable to food shortages. This shows a trend that has "been deteriorating over time, portending an increasing challenge, especially for the poorest countries, to meet their basic food needs from international markets," said Adam Prakash, a FAO economist and author of the study in the released Food Outlook. More...
10-07-2018
ФАО доклад Climate change poised to transform marine and freshwater ecosystems. The livelihoods of millions of fishery-dependent people at risk - FAO Director-General urges governments to resolve adaptation funding disputes. New analysis and modelling released today by FAO and more than 100 collaborating scientists projects that by 2050 climate change will have altered the productivity of many of the planet's marine and freshwater fisheries, affecting the livelihoods of millions of the worlds' poorest people. More...
10-07-2018
ФАО доклад Environmental institute ISPRA joins FAO’s renewed partnership with major Italian research bodies CNR, CREA, and ENEA. The Italian Institute for Environmental Research and Protection (ISPRA) today joined FAO and three of Italy's main research institutions - the National Research Council (CNR), the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), and the National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA) - in a partnership aimed at enhancing sustainable food production and nutrition in developing countries. More...
10-07-2018
ФАО доклад Is the planet approaching "peak fish"? Not so fast, study says. Global fish production will continue to expand over the next decade even though the amount of fish being captured in the wild has levelled off and aquaculture's previously explosive growth is now slowing, says a new report by the FAO. The latest edition of the agency's The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) report projects that by 2030 combined production from capture fisheries and aquaculture will grow to 201 million tonnes. More...
09-07-2018
ФАО доклад Forests and trees are key for a sustainable future. Time is running out for the world's forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them. Halting deforestation, managing forests sustainably, restoring degraded forests and adding to worldwide tree cover all require actions to avoid potentially damaging consequences for the planet and its people, according to The State of the World's Forests 2018. More...
06-07-2018
ФАО доклад FAO Food Price Index declines in June for the first time in 2018. International agricultural food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 2018, as trade tensions affected markets even with global production prospects down. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 173.7 points in June, down 1.3 percent from its level in May. The decline was driven primarily by lower benchmark price quotations for wheat, maize and vegetable oils including those made from soybeans. More...
05-07-2018
ФАО доклад FAO chief highlights peace as a powerful force for ending hunger. The Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization José Graziano da Silva has highlighted the vital role agriculture plays in preventing conflict and promoting sustainable peace, during a keynote speech delivered today at a forum on agriculture, defence, diplomacy and development (L'Agriculture en 3D: Défense, Diplomatie, Développement) in Paris. "Hunger and peace are closely linked. Conflicts have a major impact on local food systems. They contribute to the worsening of hunger in the world," Graziano da Silva said. More...
05-07-2018
ФАО доклад Two new sites added to global agricultural heritage list. Traditional ginseng farming in the Republic of Korea and olive tree groves in Italy's Umbria region have been recognized on the register of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), managed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The two sites were added during a meeting of the GIAHS Scientific Advisory Group in Rome this week (2-4 July). It is the first time an Italian site has been recognized, and the fourth site in the Republic of Korea. More...
05-07-2018
ФАО доклад FAO and UNESCO redouble efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. New agreement on closer collaboration aims to accelerate progress on Agenda 2030. The FAO and the UNESCO have renewed their partnership to boost efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including the goal of Zero Hunger. FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding in Paris. It comes more than 70 years after the first partnership signing between the agencies. More...
04-07-2018
ФАО доклад OECD-FAO: Predictable agricultural trade conditions needed to address food security challenges. Slowing population growth is expected to lead to decelerating demand for for food. The report, presented in Paris by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva, attributes the demand slowdown to a deceleration of demand growth in major emerging economies, stagnating per capita consumption of staple foods, and a further gradual decline in global population growth rates. The report stresses that agricultural trade plays an important role in promoting food security, underscoring the need for an enabling trade policy environment. More...
03-07-2018
ФАО доклад European Union supports conflict-affected Iraqi families. Through FAO, the EU will provide cash-for-work to improve access to water. Vulnerable farming families in post-conflict areas in Iraq's Ninewa plains, west of Mosul, will be able to better withstand shocks thanks to a European Union-funded UN FAO project that aims to increase household income while building, repairing and maintaining local infrastructure and creating communal and public productive assets. More...
02-07-2018
ФАО доклад Codex Alimentarius Commission: 02-06 July 2018. The United Nations food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission is meeting in Rome from 02 to 06 July 2018 to adopt food safety and quality standards. Charged with protecting consumer health and ensuring fair practices in the food trade, the Codex Alimentarius is a joint initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). More...
02-07-2018
ФАО доклад Fall Armyworm keeps spreading and becomes more destructive. FAO calls for $23 million to scale up Fall Armyworm campaign – target is to reach more than 500 000 farmers in 2018. Fall Armyworm keeps spreading to larger areas within countries in sub-Saharan Africa and becomes more destructive as it feeds on more crops and different parts of crops, increasingly growing an appetite for sorghum and millet, in addition to maize. The pest could spread to Northern Africa, Southern Europe and the Near East, warned the FAO. More...
27-06-2018
ФАО доклад Norway and FAO will scale up innovative forest monitoring tool. Increasing access to geospatial technologies used to track land use change, carbon flows and climate mitigation. Access to satellite data and cutting-edge geospatial technologies will be broadened thanks to deeper collaboration between FAO and Norway, whose International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) agreed to scale up an innovative FAO digital platform that helps countries measure, monitor and report on their forests and land use. More...
27-06-2018
ФАО доклад FAO and UNHCR launch new tool to save forests in displacement-affected areas. Reliance on woodfuel main driver of forest degradation and deforestation in displacement settings. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched today a new handbook to help restore forests in displacement-affected areas, where heavy reliance on woodfuel puts forests and woodlands in jeopardy. More...
20-06-2018
ФАО доклад Pollutants from agriculture a serious threat to world's water. New report paints a worrying picture, provides recommendations on what can be done. In many countries the biggest source of water pollution today is agriculture — not cities or industry — while worldwide, the most common chemical contaminant found in groundwater aquifers is nitrate from farming, according to More People, More Food, Worse Water? A Global Review of Water Pollution from Agriculture, launched by FAO and the International Water Management Institute at a conference in Tajikistan (19-22 June). More...
20-06-2018
ФАО доклад Europe highlights FAO’s unique role in achieving sustainability in food and agriculture.Council of the European Union stresses close cooperation with FAO on climate, food waste, antibiotics resistance. The Council of the European Union has stressed FAO's role as a knowledge-based organization for sustainable agriculture, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, as well as food security and nutrition. In deliberations, the Council adopted conclusions on the EU and its member states' medium-term priorities for the FAO. More...
18-06-2018
ФАО доклад FAO launches Open Access for all publications.New policy facilitates and promotes access to a wealth of knowledge for all. FAO will implement an Open Access policy, enabling maximal reach and ease of use for FAO knowledge products. FAO has been disseminating knowledge since its foundation in 1945, and its publications have been freely accessible in the FAO online Document Repository since 1998. More...
18-06-2018
ФАО доклад Child labour in agriculture is on the rise, driven by conflict and disasters.FAO warns that this trend undermines efforts to end hunger and poverty. After years of steady decline, child labour in agriculture has started to rise again in recent years driven in part by an increase in conflicts and climate-induced disasters. This worrisome trend, not only threatens the wellbeing of millions of children, but also undermines efforts to end global hunger and poverty, warned FAO as it observed World Day Against Child Labour. More...
12-06-2018
ФАО доклад FAO helps countries lay the groundwork for climate-resilient initiatives.Green Climate Fund approves 10th FAO Readiness project. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting ten projects in countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and South America to lay the groundwork for climate-resilient adaptation initiatives, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF)'s Readiness Programme. More...
11-06-2018
ФАО доклад 20 actions to transforming food and agriculture. New FAO tool lists concrete steps ways to speed up implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda. To help policy makers and other development actors accelerate progress towards global promises to end poverty and hunger, FAO has released a set of 20 inter-connected actions designed to show the impact sustainable agriculture can have on tackling the world's greatest challenges. More...
07-06-2018
ФАО доклад Conflicts and weather expand list of countries needing food aid. Pasture woes and conflict’s damage to livestock trade pushes up hunger among West Africa’s pastoralists. Global food supply conditions remain broadly ample, but conflicts continue to acutely aggravate and prolong severe food insecurity. Adverse local weather conditions have also raised the number of countries requiring external assistance for food, according to FAO's new Crop Prospects and Food Situation report. More...
07-06-2018
ФАО доклад Knowledge exchanges a potent tool in quest for Zero Hunger. Increasing sharing of best practices and expertise to fight hunger and poverty. Exchanges between developing countries of experiences and knowledge gained through their national hunger and poverty reduction efforts are proving to be a game changer for sustainable development, according to a roundtable discussion among experts and policymaker held at FAO. More...
07-06-2018
ФАО доклад Nobel Peace Prize laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel joins FAO efforts to fight hunger. The Argentinian activist joins other Nobel awardees in the Alliance for Food Security and Peace. "Hunger is a crime which we must overcome. Humanity is in a position to do it, but doesn't due to political and economic interests." With this blunt message, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, became a new member of the FAO's Nobel Peace Laureates Alliance for Food Security and Peace. More...
06-06-2018
ФАО доклад Knowledge-sharing and partnerships are key to eradicating poverty and hunger by 2030. Workshop organized by the Government of China, FAO, IFAD and WFP focuses on good practices and enabling policies. Discussions focused on how to best share knowledge and promote partnerships that establish efficient mechanisms in support of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular, SDG1, No Poverty and SDG2, Zero Hunger. More...
05-06-2018
ФАО доклад FAO Director-General says peace is fundamental in bringing down the number of hungry people. FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva in an opening address to the organization's executive, the Council, stressed the role of wars and conflict as drivers of global hunger, while lamenting an increase in military spending. "Countries should bear in mind that sustained peace and the end of conflicts are fundamental to bring the numbers of hunger down again. As head of a UN organization, allow me to say that it is indeed very frustrating to see that FAO's regular budget has been flat for the last seven years, while global military expenditure continues to increase," he said. More...
04-06-2018
ФАО доклад FAO hails UN Security Council Resolution on hunger and conflict. Director-General says it stresses need to protect agriculture and local food systems in conflict areas. A United Nations Security Council Resolution on hunger and conflict today won praise from FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva for underscoring the critical role of safeguarding food production and rural livelihoods even under conditions of extreme violence and instability. More...
24-05-2018
ФАО доклад Bees must be protected for the future of our food. First World Bee Day to be observed on 20 May 2018. On the eve of the first World Bee Day, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity. Bees are under great threat from the combined effects of climate change, intensive agriculture, pesticides, biodiversity loss and pollution. More...
19-05-2018
ФАО доклад Europe and Central Asia's quest to achieve Zero Hunger is threatened by poverty and climate change. FAO chief also calls for action to stimulate healthy diets and to curb food loss and waste. Achieving Zero Hunger in Europe and Central Asia requires supporting smallholders and family farmers to reduce poverty and, in the face of climate change, managing natural resources in a sustainable way, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said. More...
16-05-2018
ФАО доклад FAO and ICA sign new partnership in lead up to the UN Decade of Family Farming. Goal is to strengthen support for agricultural cooperatives, promote inclusive growth and responsible investment in agriculture, and the SDGs. The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and FAO renewed their partnership today, paving the way for more joint efforts to enable smallholder and small-scale family farmers in the developing world to benefit from a unique and successful business model that combines economic and social goals for inclusive development. More...
14-05-2018
ФАО доклад FAO chief says building rural communities' resilience is crucial in conflict-ridden Near East. Impacts of climate change on the region's limited resources, especially water, also needs to be addressed. Conflict has increased food insecurity in the Near East and to reverse this situation it is crucial to strengthen the resilience of poor, rural communities, including through social protection systems, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said. More...
10-05-2018
ФАО доклад Making forest concessions more transparent, accountable and pro-poor. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched today the first voluntary guidelines for forest concessions in the tropics to make concessions more transparent, accountable and inclusive - all for the benefit of some of the poorest and most isolated communities in the world. Over 70 percent of forests in the tropics used for harvesting timber and other forest products are state-owned or public; most of the public forests are managed through concessions that governments give to private entities or local communities. More...
09-05-2018
ФАО доклад "Think big" to make global food trade work for nutrition. Institutions designed to boost food availability too often favour unhealthy foods, FAO’s Director-General says. Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world's trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to bolstering trade in food that is healthy and nutritious rather than simply cheap, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said. More...
08-05-2018
ФАО доклад FAO aid appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh. As vulnerable communities brace for cyclones and monsoon season, the need to protect and restore livelihoods and reduce environmental impacts is critical. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an $8.3 million appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host populations - around 1.2 million people - in Bangladesh, as the onset of the cyclone season and monsoon rains is putting already vulnerable communities at even greater risk. More...
04-05-2018
ФАО доклад Global Migration Group meets to develop common initiatives. FAO and IOM help lead UN effort to support states in crafting a Global Compact on migration. Speaking at the opening of the GMG meeting in London on Wednesday, the two co-chairs of the Group, IOM's Director General, William Lacy Swing and FAO's Director General, José Graziano de Silva, highlighted the importance of the current negotiations of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, and of the Global Compact on Refugees, due to be completed later this year. More...
03-05-2018
ФАО доклад Agroecology can help change the world’s food production for the better. FAO’s first forecasts for the year ahead: Cereals output to ease off record highs. The FAO Food Price Index remained broadly steady in April, averaging 173.5 points for the month, a tiny notch up from March and 2.7 percent higher than in the same month of 2017. Prices of cereals and dairy products continued their recent rising trend, while those of sugar continued their decline. FAO also released its first forecasts for the 2018/19 marketing season, predicting a decline in global cereal output and reserves, both of which have been at or near record highs. More...
03-05-2018
ФАО доклад Agroecology can help change the world’s food production for the better. FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva called for healthier and more sustainable food systems, and said agroecology can contribute to such a transformation. José Graziano da Silva made the call during his opening remarks at the 2nd International Agroecology Symposium in Rome (3-5 April). More...
03-04-2018
ФАО доклад Food crises continue to strike, and acute hunger intensifies. A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 million more people than the year before — according to the latest edition of the Global Report on Food Crises. The report defines acute food insecurity as hunger so severe that it poses an immediate threat to lives or livelihoods. More...
22-03-2018
ФАО доклад Russia to host 2018 FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia. The city of Voronezh, in southern Russia, will be the venue for the next FAO Regional Conference for Europe, in May 2018. Regional Conferences are held once every two years, in years when the global FAO Conference does not meet in regular session. Participants debate challenges related to food and agriculture – thus promoting regional coherence – and identify priorities for the future work. Подробнее...
13-02-2018
ФАО доклад FAO’s lumpy skin disease (LSD) field manual for veterinarians is now available in six languages to aid in the prevention and control of the cattle disease that has established a large foothold in Europe since 2015. In addition to lumpy skin disease, FAO also has been working to combat the bluetongue disease in the region. At the end of 2017, FAO ran a train-the-trainers programme in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, reaching out to official and private field veterinarians. More...
06-02-2018
ФАО доклад African swine fever being tackled in Ukraine. With the help of new equipment and training, the Ukrainian pork sector is taking further steps to enhance its monitoring and containment of African swine fever (ASF). In recent years, ASF – a deadly swine disease not transmittable to humans – has put the Ukrainian pork sector at risk, and with it the food security and livelihoods of many within the country. Since 2012, there have been 326 registered outbreaks of the disease. More...
01-02-2018
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