FAO Director-General urges countries to scale up soils' potential to help address climate change
13 August 2018, Rio de Janeiro - Improving the health of the world's soils is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including Zero Hunger and combating climate change and its impacts, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, FAOgraziano da silvasoilsustainable soil management Read More
UN Climate Change News, 16 March 2018- According to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), between 2005 and 2015 natural disasters cost the agricultural sectors of developing country economies USD 96 billion in damaged or lost crop and livestock production. Almost all of agricultureFAOfarmersfood securitySIDSsmalholders Read More
5 December, marks World Soil Day – a global day celebrating the vital role of soil in sustainable food production, healthy ecosystems and human well-being. Healthy soils are essential to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building resilience to climate change by maintaining or increasing their carbon content.
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815 million people now hungry – Millions of children at risk from malnutrition
15 September 2017, Rome – After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the El NiñoFAOfood securityIFAD Read More