FAO and the Thomson Reuters Foundation plan to launch a new online food security information service.

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Agriculture

The principles for responsible Investments in agriculture are currently being negotiated on the UN Committee on World Food Security. They were the focus of this year’s “Policies against Hunger” conference in Berlin.

 

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Poverty reduction

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 says that millions of lives have improved thanks to concerted global, regional, national and local efforts to achieve the MDGs. These efforts lay the foundations for the next…

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Food safety

Following a request by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the FAO and the WHO have prepared a report on the most serious food borne diseases and are developing new guidelines to control parasites in food.

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The programme Afrisoils aims to support African countries in implementing sustainable soil management, leading to agricultural growth, improved food security and better adaptation to climate change.

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