Lanzamiento de la colección conjunta El Estado del Planeta
20 de abril de 2018, Roma – ¿Estamos a tiempo de salvar nuestro planeta? Con esa pregunta arranca la colección conjunta El Estado del Planeta presentada hoy por la FAO y el diario español EL PAÍS para explicar, desde una perspectiva divulgativa, los grandes retos a los que se enfrenta la humanidad en las próximas décadas.
The project is part of an initiative supporting countries and regions prone to El Nino's impacts
18 April 2018, Nadi, Fiji - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Fiji have agreed to collaborate on a project to strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to extreme weather events and climate change.
19 avril 2018, Bukavu - Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) et l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'Alimentation et l'Agriculture (FAO) lancent un projet commun innovant pour reconstruire les moyens d'existence dévastés par les conflits dans l'est de la République démocratique de Congo (RDC), en autonomisant les femmes, en soutenant les agriculteurs et en aidant à instaurer la paix entre les communautés - tout cela grâce à une contribution de 35 millions d'euros de l'Allemagne.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its partners have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of efforts to use a nuclear technique to supress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.
05 April 2018, Harare - The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 500,000 to fight the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and fall armyworm (FAW) in the Republic of Zimbabwe. The project, being rolled out this month, will be implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and working closely with the Government of Zimbabwe.
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The main aim of the FAO country offices is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
The Office Assistant/Receptionist is responsible for providing secretarial, and administrative support to all units, under the guidance and supervision of the Assistant FAOR Administrative, the Office Assistant/Receptionist provides telephone communication and general reception and information services ensuring high quality and accuracy of work.
Duties and Responsibilities
· Provision of front-desk service, answers central telephone system, directs calls accordingly, and draft adequate letters and messages when required in accordance with FAO protocol.
Thursday, October 26
8:30-9:30 Colombia | 3:30-4:30 Rome | 9:30-10:30 Boston | 20:30-21:30 Bangkok
This e-learning course, entitled Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) - version 2.0, provides an overview of IPC approach. The goal of this course is to provide guidance on how to use IPC tools and procedures specifically focused on acute food insecurity.
The target audience of the e-learning course includes:
This short 35-minute module addresses the basic terms and concepts relating to food and nutrition, malnutrition, food security and livelihoods. By the end of this module, you will be able to define and differentiate these key concepts and understand the different situations that they encompass.
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.