Food losses

14.08.2015

FAO signed a partnership agreement with Autogrill – the multinational food and beverage provider best known for its full-service motorway rest stops and airport restaurants – to cut food waste and introduce products of...[more]

Soils

04.08.2015

Keeping fertile soil for future generations. This was the goal that the international conference “Celebrating Soil! Celebrating Life!” held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in late June centred on. The event was organised by the...[more]

Forestry

10.07.2015

IKEA and FAO are planning a study to look into options and barriers to effective forest certification in northern Viet Nam. This study could also assess the potential for scaling up activities and replicating them on a larger...[more]

Health

08.06.2015

The Otto Group is helping build wells and sanitary installations in villages in Mozambique, one of the grower countries in the “Cotton made in Africa” (CmiA) initiative. At the same time, CmiA is networking with partners in...[more]

Rural development

29.04.2015

The chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a clean water campaign with cocoa farmers and communities that is to benefit more than 12,000 people in the rural areas of Côte d’Ivoire.[more]

COMING EVENTS

4 September 2015 - Maastricht, The Netherlands

Managing African Agriculture: Markets, Linkages and Rural Economic Development

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7-11 September 2015 - Durban, South Africa

The XIV World Forestry Congress

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16-18 September 2015 - Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

Tropentag 2015

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4-7 October 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa

SAIREC 2015 Conferences on Renewable Energy

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4-7 October 2015- Rome,Italy

The First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention

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4-10 October 2015 - Heidelberg University, Germany

7th German-Brazilian Symposium for Sustainable Development - Interaction between earth resources and processes and human societies

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1-5 November 2015 - Antalya, Turkey

2nd International Plant Breeding Congress

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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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25 November  2015 - Berlin, Germany

The Global Bioeconomy Summit (Call for Contributions - Interactive Session

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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