BRICS countries share strategies against malnutrition ahead of ICN2

Multisectoral interventions key to fighting “hidden hunger” “Hidden hunger” featured prominently at a BRICS- (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) led public discussion on nutrition held at FAO on Wednesday, ahead of More »

New online platform fosters efforts to curb food losses through information sharing

Global Community of Practice on food losses is launched by Rome-based UN agencies Attempts to reduce food losses and waste, which account for one third of food produced for human consumption, have More »

World Nutrition Forum: Dramatic change needed for sustainability

Top minds from academia, business and the NGO sectors gathered to discuss the future of animal production and sustain:ability at the BIOMIN-sponsored World Nutrition Forum 2014 in Munich. The 6th World Nutrition More »

USDA Releases New State-by-State “Made in Rural America” Report

New Data Demonstrates Obama Administration’s Record Breaking Investments in Rural America As part of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) commitment to strengthening rural economies, Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new state-by-state “Made More »

Ministers Fast and Ritz Call on US to Comply with WTO Decision and Respect Trade Obligations

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, issued the following statement following the release of the WTO’s latest decision on US Country More »

 

BRICS countries share strategies against malnutrition ahead of ICN2

Multisectoral interventions key to fighting “hidden hunger” “Hidden hunger” featured prominently at a BRICS- (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) led public discussion on nutrition held at FAO on Wednesday, ahead of the Second International...
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New online platform fosters efforts to curb food losses through information sharing

Global Community of Practice on food losses is launched by Rome-based UN agencies Attempts to reduce food losses and waste, which account for one third of food produced for human consumption, have received a boost...
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World Nutrition Forum: Dramatic change needed for sustainability

Top minds from academia, business and the NGO sectors gathered to discuss the future of animal production and sustain:ability at the BIOMIN-sponsored World Nutrition Forum 2014 in Munich. The 6th World Nutrition Forum ended two...
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USDA Releases New State-by-State “Made in Rural America” Report

New Data Demonstrates Obama Administration’s Record Breaking Investments in Rural America As part of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) commitment to strengthening rural economies, Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new state-by-state “Made in Rural America”...
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Ministers Fast and Ritz Call on US to Comply with WTO Decision and Respect Trade Obligations

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, issued the following statement following the release of the WTO’s latest decision on US Country of Origin Labelling...
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IFIF joins 3rd FAO Private Sector Partnership meeting highlighting crucial role of Private Sector in achieving FAO’s strategic goals

The FAO held their 3rd FAO Private Sector Mechanism meeting at FAO Headquarters in Rome highlighting the crucial role the Private Sector can play in supporting FAO’s strategic goals. The Food and Agriculture Organization of...
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2014/15-Grain Market Outlook

This season’s grain market is characterised by another surplus of global grain, increasing the spot market’s confidence in supplies, thus allowing the market to revisit multi-year lows. At a global level, the market is dominated...
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No-till agriculture may not bring hoped-for boost in global crop yields, study finds

No-till farming, a key conservation agriculture strategy that avoids conventional plowing and otherwise disturbing the soil, may not bring a hoped-for boost in crop yields in much of the world, according to an extensive new...
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Draft budget 2015: Commission amends its proposal

The approach for financing the agriculture crisis measures following the Russian embargo is consistent with the budgetary rules, the political circumstances and the serious shortage of payments that we are facing. The proposed approach: Is...
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World Heads to Seattle for Export Exchange 2014

Nearly 180 international coarse grains buyers from 39 countries are arriving in Seattle, Washington, for Export Exchange 2014, ready to meet with US suppliers and service providers across the value chain. Export Exchange 2014, co-sponsored...
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New board appointments for Grains RDC

Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce,  announced new board members to guide the investment and research efforts of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to generate the best return for grower levies. “The new board will...
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Alltech Appoints Aidan Connolly as Chief Innovation Officer

Global animal health and nutrition leader Alltech has appointed vice president Aidan Connolly as Chief Innovation Officer, connected to the company’s global research department. Working closely with Dr Karl Dawson, vice president and Chief Scientific...
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EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

€41 million effort should help end hunger, foster stability and adapt to climate change The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a...
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