UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Forest project in Trinidad & Tobago also protects marine life: FAO

Civil society groups, government agencies and local people in Trinidad and Tobago are coming together to improve management of forests and other protected areas, including those linked to the sea.

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Countries meet to tackle US$23 billion illegal fishing trade: FAO

Illicit fishing costs the world up to US$23 billion a year, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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FAO calls for “greener” charcoal production

Making charcoal manufacturing more efficient can help address climate change and improve rural livelihoods.

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Decent job opportunities “crucial” to tackling rural migration

Creating decent employment opportunities in rural areas is “crucial” to preventing people there from leaving because they feel they have no other job options, a phenomenon known as distress migration.

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Sustainable forest management can mitigate climate change

Sustainable forest management will play an important part in global efforts to combat climate change, according to a senior official with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Sustainable practices help farmers cope with climate change

Climate change will make it even more expensive for the world’s poorest people to afford food, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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New protocol seeks to understand and monitor food loss and waste

It’s estimated that one-third of food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted even as 800 million people globally go hungry.

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Local farm production in Latin America can create “virtuous cycle”

The local production of food in Latin America can create a “virtuous cycle” which will benefit farmers, the economy and help fight obesity in children; that’s according to the head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at a rec

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Indigenous can play critical role in the fight against hunger

Indigenous peoples can play a critical role in the fight against hunger, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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How satellite imagery can help farmers grow “more crop per drop”

Water scarcity in North Africa and the Near East could have severe consequences for food production— something the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says will intensify with climate change.

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