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Halting deforestation: Striking the right balance between human and planetary needs

According to FAO Deputy Director-General Maria Helena Semedo in her keynote address to an international conference on halting deforestation, changing the way we manage lands, food production and forests is key to guaranteeing food security.

2 days ago

San pioneer new farming techniques to achieve greater food security
San pioneer new farming techniques to achieve greater food security

While consumers normally go to the shop and buy what they need, it's not that simple for the San community living in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy as well as in other conservancies. They have been pioneering new farming techniques, unknown to them up to now, in order to make the community more self-sufficient.

3 days ago

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Improving responsible agricultural supply chains critical to fulfilling SDGs

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have kickstarted the practical application of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains in a pilot project with 30 leading enterprises. The aim is to improve the implementation of the guidance and internationally-agreed standards on responsible production, sourcing and supply chain management in the agricultural sector.

3 days ago

UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa
UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

About 224-million people are undernourished in Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said on Monday, 19 February.

20 Feb 2018

Kenya seeks to bridge trade deficit with Morocco
Kenya seeks to bridge trade deficit with Morocco

Nairobi, Kenya - The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry is seeking to bridge the trade deficit between Kenya and Morocco and grow trade between the two countries.

20 Feb 2018