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24 Jun 2016 description

FAO llama a los gobiernos articular sus políticas pecuarias y de desarrollo rural, social y ambiental para alcanzar la sostenibilidad.

24 de junio de 2016 - La producción ganadera sostenible debe convertirse en la norma en América Latina y el Caribe, para garantizar el cuidado de los recursos naturales que sostienen la seguridad alimentaria, señaló hoy la FAO en el encuentro de la Agenda Global para la Ganadería Sostenible, realizado en Panamá.

23 Jun 2016 description

José Graziano da Silva briefs pontiff on the Blue Hope Initiative, impact of El Niño

23 June 2016, Rome - Pope Francis in a meeting today with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva praised the agency's efforts to address migration in the Mediterranean region as well as its work to promote the strong links between peace and food security, climate change and sustainable development.

21 Jun 2016 description

The Caribbean must prepare for increased drought due to climate change

Agriculture is the sector most vulnerable to the seasonal nature of drought.

21st of June 2016, Barbados – Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean, so countries must enhance their capabilities to deal with this and other climate related challenges to ensure food security and hunger eradication, FAO said today.

21 Jun 2016 description
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Organizaciones de la sociedad civil publican el Manual Popular de las Directrices sobre la Gobernanza de la Tierra, la Pesca y los Bosques

21 Jun 2016 description

What is El Niño?

El Niño is the warming of sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every two to seven years, lasting from six to 24 months.

17 Jun 2016 description

Multi-year effort offers valuable lessons in how to halt land degradation and desertification

17 June 2016, Rome - Improved land management strategies and technologies being used across sub-Saharan Africa are helping protect the environment, boost agricultural productivity, strengthen livelihoods and enhance food security, according to a new study.

17 Jun 2016 description

Des enseignements à tirer sur la manière d’enrayer la dégradation des terres et la désertification, après plusieurs années d’efforts

17 juin 2016, Rome - L'amélioration des stratégies et technologies de gestion des terres utilisées en Afrique subsaharienne contribue à protéger l'environnement, à améliorer la productivité agricole et à renforcer les moyens d'existence et la sécurité alimentaire, selon une nouvelle étude.

15 Jun 2016 description

Graziano da Silva: improve access to land and other resources for small-scale farmers; increase investments in sustainable agriculture, resilience building

15 June 2016, Brussels - Sustainable rural development is key to addressing hunger, poverty and the other root causes of migration, a growing phenomenon which is undermining many countries' ability to achieve their development goals, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

15 Jun 2016 description

Siete episodios que alimentarán tu hambre de conocimiento

La cultura de la radio está ganando más y más terreno con millones de radioescuchas que consideran los audio-podcasts como una conveniente y accesible manera de aprender.

Es por esto que la FAO da un paso adelante en este medio para traerte algunas perspectivas sobre la alimentación y la agricultura en el mundo.

14 Jun 2016 description

FAO study identifies small fish with a big role to play feeding Africa’s drylands

Boom-and-bust fisheries have untapped potential to bolster livelihoods, resilience and nutrition

14 June 2016, ROME-Small, fast growing wild fish could be crucial allies in the race to end hunger in some of the world's most chronically poor and underfed regions, according to a new FAO report on fisheries in the drylands of sub-Saharan Africa.

09 Jun 2016 description

Key messages

↗ International wheat prices remained below their levels of May last year, while those of maize continued to rise and exceeded their year‑earlier levels, supported by strong import demand and concerns about crop conditions in South America. Rice prices rebounded in May.

↗ In Asia, shortfalls in 2015 secondary crop outputs, due to adverse weather, continued to put upward pressure on domestic prices of rice in exporting countries, particularly in Thailand, where prices rose sharply in May to levels well above those of a year earlier.

08 Jun 2016 description

Lancement d’un nouveau cours en ligne à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale contre le travail des enfants

8 juin 2016, Rome – La FAO et l’Organisation internationale du travail (OIT) s’adressent aux professionnels du secteur agricole en vue de les sensibiliser à l’importance des questions relatives au travail des enfants.

08 Jun 2016 description

New e-learning course launched on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour

8 June 2016, Rome - FAO and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) are reaching out to agricultural professionals to raise awareness about the importance of child labour issues.

07 Jun 2016 description

Entre 2003 y 2014 el costo de los desastres naturales en la región alcanzó USD 34.300 millones, afectando a 67 millones de personas.

07 de junio de 2016, Santiago de Chile – Los países de América Latina y el Caribe buscan incrementar la resiliencia del sector agrícola y los medios de vida a las amenazas, crisis y desastres como una precondición fundamental para erradicar el hambre y lograr el desarrollo sostenible, señaló hoy la FAO.

03 Jun 2016 description

Le Directeur général de la FAO aborde la question de l’agriculture lors du sommet du G20

3 juin 2016, Xi'an, Chine - «Il est nécessaire de concentrer nos efforts sur l'innovation et sur l'investissement dans la recherche, dans la technologie et dans le renforcement des capacités pour promouvoir une agriculture durable», a déclaré M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, lors de la réunion des ministres de l'agriculture du G20 en Chine.

03 Jun 2016 description
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Swarms expected to form in Yemen may threaten Indo-Pakistan

The Desert Locust situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate as more hopper groups and bands formed in the interior as well as on the Aden coast during May. Insecurity and remoteness are hampering current survey and control efforts. Consequently, swarms will start to form in the coming days.

03 Jun 2016 description

FAO Director-General addresses agriculture during G20 summit

June 3 2016, Xi’an, China – Promoting sustainable agriculture requires a renewed focus on innovation and investment in research, technology and capacity development, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva said at a meeting of agriculture ministers of the G20 in China.

02 Jun 2016 description

Les premières prévisions de la FAO concernant la production mondiale de blé de 2016 font entrevoir une petite diminution, de moindres volumes étant attendus en Europe et aux États-Unis d’Amérique.

02 Jun 2016 description

Ongoing conflicts and droughts exacerbate food needs

Food insecurity spreads as El Niño casts its shadow over Pacific and Caribbean states

2 June 2016, Rome - Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from 34 in March, according to a new FAO report.