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21 Oct 2017 description

Il faudra un changement radical pour remédier à ce problème, selon le Directeur général de la FAO

20 octobre 2017, Valence - «Les villes peuvent et devraient jouer un rôle important vis-à-vis du «changement radical» nécessaire pour remédier aux problèmes de la faim, de la malnutrition et du gaspillage alimentaire», a déclaré aujourd'hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, aux maires et représentants de plus de 150 villes du monde entier présents dans la ville espagnole.

20 Oct 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • New agricultural season about to start, but production constraints continue to prevail

  • Some recovery in 2017 cereal production due to better rains and localized improvements in security, but still less than half of pre-conflict average

  • Food security situation severely impacted by prolonged conflict, especially for most vulnerable groups

  • About 6.9 million people food insecure

20 Oct 2017 description

FAO Director-General to mayors from around the world: "A radical change is needed to address the problem"

20 October 2017, Valencia - Cities can and should play a crucial role in the “radical change” needed to address the problem of hunger, malnutrition and food waste, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today to mayors and representatives of more than 150 cities from around the world gathered in this Spanish city.

20 Oct 2017 description

El Director General de la FAO a alcaldes de todo el mundo: “Es necesario un cambio radical para abordar el problema”

20 de octubre de 2017, Valencia- Las ciudades pueden y deben desempeñar un papel crucial en el cambio radical que se necesita para abordar el problema del hambre, la malnutrición y el desperdicio de alimentos, dijo hoy el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a alcaldes y representantes de más de 150 ciudades de todo el mundo reunidos en Valencia (España).

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Jobs

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16 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Organizational Setting

The post is located in the FAO Representation in Syria. the post is open for National Staff only under a Personnel Service agreement (PSA). Initial contract period three months.

Main Purpose

Training

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19 Oct 2017 description

Thursday, October 26

8:30-9:30 Colombia | 3:30-4:30 Rome | 9:30-10:30 Boston | 20:30-21:30 Bangkok

19 Oct 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Nov 2017 Training date: 13 Nov 2017 to 22 Dec 2017 UN Development Programme, UN Institute for Training and Research, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

This massive open online course on National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture brings you closer to the nexus of climate change adaptation, agriculture and sustainable development. If you want to learn from development professionals currently engaged in national adaptation planning and agriculture, then this 6-week course is for you.

29 Sep 2015 description

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.

11 Mar 2015 description

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