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27 Apr 2015 description

Allan Dow, Communication Officer

25/04/2015 Bangkok, Thailand

Representatives and scientists from 15 countries in Asia have agreed the establishment of a regional network to exchange information on conservation, preservation and utilization of Plant Genetic Resources (PGR), the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced.

24 Apr 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Bumper 2015 rice production estimated
  • Cereal imports forecast to increase in 2014/15
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose slightly in March 2015 compared to same period last year
24 Apr 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Harvesting of 2015A season crops completed
  • Prices of cereals and beans continue to decline
  • Minimal levels of food insecurity in most areas of the country
24 Apr 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Rice production in 2015 forecast to increase from last year’s average level
  • Cereal exports in 2015 forecast to decrease from the previous year’s high level
  • Food insecurity is of concern in parts of the country
24 Apr 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Planting prospects uncertain due to El Niño conditions
  • Estimates for 2014 cereal production point to slight increase in output
  • Cereal imports to firm up in 2014/15
  • Prices of maize and beans decline in March

Jobs

8 entries found
24 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 24 May 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Note: this post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to candidates with the Dutch nationality. For criteria see the website of Nedworc Foundation:

http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/Index.htm?hoofdpath=/NL/JPO/General%20Information.htm&hoofdhash

24 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 24 May 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Note: This post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to candidates from developing countries.

Candidates MUST BE NATIONALS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT APPEAR ON THE LIST OF THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES FOR THE DUTCH APO PROGRAMME:

17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Jordan, the technical guidance of the Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) of the Regional Food Security Analysis Network (RFSAN) project, and direct supervision of the RFSAN Food Security Analyst, and in close collaboration with the iMMAP project team, staff of the food security departments and early warning units, and other food security partners at national level, the National Food Security Focal Point will:

16 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 29 Apr 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

BACKGROUND

14 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 05 May 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

Training

1 entries found
11 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course Food and Agriculture Organization

One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.

Duration:

2 hours

Publication Date:

March 2015