Showing posts with label food security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label food security. Show all posts

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Natural Disasters Occurring Three Times More Often Than 50 Years Ago: UN - UrduPoint

Natural Disasters Occurring Three Times More Often Than 50 Years Ago

New and unprecedented forms of natural disasters are most heavily felt in the agricultural industry, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a Rome-based UN agency, said on Thursday.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

EU vows beefed-up measures to prevent food safety crisis

Fipronil eggs contamination
The European Commission and the European Union (EU) member states on Tuesday agreed to take concrete measures to prevent food safety crisis in the wake of Fipronil eggs contamination scandal.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Over 900,000 Sri Lankans May Face Famine Due to Drought Followed by Floods

Drought and subsequent floods in Sri Lanka threaten the food security of around 900,000 people in Sri Lanka, a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP), issued on Thursday, said.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

African nations appeal for funding for drought mitigation

A week-long drought conference ended Friday in Namibia's capital Windhoek, with a call for international help for funding as 200 million people in Africa are food insecure.

Friday, May 06, 2016

Time to take climate action to next level : UN chief, Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged the world's nations to "take climate action to the next level," two weeks after 175 governments signed the historic Paris Agreement on climate change in New York.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Zimbabwe Declares ’State of Disaster’ over Drought

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.

Friday, January 08, 2016

El Niño has put world in 'uncharted territory,' UN relief chief says, urging action now to mitigate impacts

Briefing United Nations Member States today on the widely varied and devastating impacts of the current El Niño weather phenomenon – which for months has sparked massive floods in some countries while leaving others, often in the same region, bone dry – the top UN relief official urged the international community to act now to help millions of people facing food insecurity.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

El Niño worsens food security in East Africa (UN)

An estimated 32.1 million people in East Africa would need food aid by the beginning of 2016 due to El Niño phenomenon, the UN has said.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Climate change poses ‘major threat’ to food security, warns UN expert

Climate change poses severe and distinct threats to food security, and could subject an additional 600 million people to malnutrition by 2080, a United Nations human rights expert warned today.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Μην το πετάς… σκέψου αν τρώγεται» Την Κυριακή 10 Μαΐου 2015 στο Δημαρχείο Θεσσαλονίκης

Η ΑΝΑΤΟΛΙΚΗ ΑΕ, Ανώνυμη Αναπτυξιακή Εταιρεία ΟΤΑ Ανατολικής Θεσσαλονίκης, ως συντονιστής του Ευρωπαϊκού έργου FUSIONS «Cr-EAT-ive Schools», και οι  Παιδικοί Σταθμοί: «Πανόραμα» του Δήμου Θεσσαλονίκης, «Ελαφάκια» του Δήμου Θέρμης, «Μπίλλειος Στέγη» του Δήμου Καλαμαριάς, 2ος Παιδικός Σταθμός «Καλαϊτζη-Τερλεμέζη» του Δήμου Πυλαίας Χορτιάτη και το «Σχολείο της Φύσης» ως συνδιοργανωτές , σας προσκαλούν την Κυριακή 10 Μαΐου, Ημέρα της Μητέρας, από τις 11 πμ έως τις 2 μμ, στo Δημαρχείο Θεσσαλονίκης, στην εκδήλωση «Μην το πετάς…σκέψου αν τρώγεται».

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Geothermal energy can help developing countries boost food security, says UN agency report

UN, 7 April 2015 – A new report released today by the United Nations agricultural agency says that the heat energy generated by the earth’s core can be used for cost efficient, sustainable food production and processing in developing countries.

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