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Replacing Fossil Fuel with Wood-based products can help Combat Climate Change: FAO

Renewable wood-based products can help combat climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture...
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World Food Day 2021 – Founding day of UN agency, the FAO

While millions of people go hungry, vast quantities of food are lost every day, either spoiled during production or transport or thrown into the...

World Food Day 2020: Nutri-thali, New Coin and Roti Bank in India

World Food Day 2020 falls on the 75th anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today. There is more buzz surrounding this day than...

India on high alert over locust invasion

India should remain on “high alert” over the locust threat for the next four weeks, advises FAO (the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation). Meanwhile,...

2020: International Year of Plant Health

In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year 2020 is a once-in-a-lifetime...

World Vegan Day – Reduce Your Foodprint

UN/FAO report Livestock’s Long Shadow found that about a fifth of all human-produced greenhouse gases came from meat, dairy and egg farming. The World Bank...
food wastage in India

Reducing food wastage and hunger in India

According to FAO estimates, over 190 million people in India are undernourished (which is approximately 20% of our population). And one-third of world’s stunted children are from...
Soil Health

CSR: Saving The Health of Soil

Soil health has suffered a lot over the years because of rampant agriculture. In fact, Maria Helena Semedo, a deputy director at the UN’s...

What Slow Food International Council expects from the new FAO Director General

The new Director General of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) will be elected at the United Nations in a few days’ time. The Slow Food...
AMR - Effective Use of Antibiotics

CSR: WHO Steps in To Curb AMR

Excessive use of antibiotics in healthcare has led to a rise in antimicrobial resistance across the world. According to WHO, Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) occurs...
agroecology

Agroecology: A socio-ecological solution to the agricultural crisis

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food waste

Food waste makes a global mess

Food waste is a global problem from every point of view, as it involves every step of the food supply chain and leaves nearly...

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