New measures aim to improve FAO's efficiency and effectiveness "while avoiding silos and establishing transparency and accountability at the optimal levels," according to FAO Director-General QU Dongyu.

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In Africa, the tsetse fly, carrier of sleeping sickness, has so far been attacked with insecticides or caught in traps, Bioscientists at Frankfurt University have developed a process using a biotechnological technique to…

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Swiss international cooperation (SDC) considers private sector engagement key to achieving the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda. As of 24 June 2020, IFAD became shareholder in the ABC Fund through a CHF 9,3 million…

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Fisheries

In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at…

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Tens of millions have joined the ranks of the chronically undernourished over the past five years, and countries around the world continue to struggle with multiple forms of malnutrition, this report states.

 

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