A new $500m initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is leading the way...
Rémi Nono Womdim 19 Dec 2019
FAO is working with countries to coordinate land use approaches across sectors, ensuring integrated management of forests and agriculture so that both food security and forestry objectives are met...
18 Dec 2019
The Government of Italy, with support from the FAO, recently held an event highlighting Mediterranean and other traditional healthy diets as fundamental to...
28 Nov 2019
Synthetic biology lets us explore places where evolution has never gone, to help meet humanity's food needs in a future shaped by climate change...
Claudia Vickers 20 Nov 2019
As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.
10 Jul 2019
Fake meat may be the food of the future...
Leigh Ackland 26 Jun 2019
The guideline by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification initiative is set to further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises...
26 Apr 2019
Global food waste is a problem that weighs 1.3 billion tonnes a year. A third of all food produced never gets eaten; a fact that has launched a food rescue movement...
10 Jan 2019
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has warned the public on the detection of the Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) in the Orange River area within the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality...
31 Aug 2018
21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...
20 Jul 2017
South Africa and the USA have agreed to facilitate deliberations between the SA Poultry Association (SAPA) and the US Poultry and Egg Export Council towards the finalisation of discussions on market access for US chicken bone-in cuts...
26 May 2015
WASHINGTON, USA: Scientists using GPS technology to study the extent of the western US drought said Thursday the water shortage is causing parts of the Earth's crust to rise.
22 Aug 2014
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations said it was running out of food for a growing number of homeless people in the Central African Republic, with spreading unrest hobbling distribution efforts.
21 Jan 2014