Leveraging trade to end hunger

The FINANCIAL -- FAO's Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) organized a special event to discuss the importance of food and agricultural trade for ending global hunger, seeking to identify critical trade-offs associated with different policy measures and possible priorities for action.…

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World Soil Day Celebrated on 5th of December

Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity. Plants nurture a whole world of creatures in the soil, that in return feed and protect the plants, United Nations Organization Notes. This diverse community of living organisms keeps the soil healthy and fertile. This vast world…

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Global Climate Fund supports FAO-led projects with $160 mln

The FINANCIAL — The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved three new FAO-designed projects in Argentina, Guatemala and Sudan for a total amount of $158.6 million aimed at mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening resilience to climate change, and combating deforestation. FAO Director-General…

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Global food prices continue to rise

The FINANCIAL — Global food prices continued rising for the fifth consecutive month in October, led by cereals, sugar, dairy and vegetable oils, according to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO Food Price Index,…

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EBRD and FAO approve $3 mln coronavirus technical support package

The FINANCIAL — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are stepping up their cooperation with a US$ 3 million advisory technical cooperation package to help the agrifood sector in the EBRD’s…

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UNDP and EU boost support for industrial reforms in Georgia

The FINANCIAL — Up to 25 representatives of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MEPA) and Rural Development Agency (RDA) together with UNDP consultants unveiled a plan for institutional reforms that support effective governance to plan, implement and enforce agriculture…

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With EU support Khashuri bypass road opened in Georgia

The FINANCIAL — The Khashuri bypass road – a section of the Zemo Osiauri-Chumateleti Project has opened on 22 August, 2020 by Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Maia Tskitishvili. The project was…

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Eco-migrant from Georgia expands broccoli production with EU support

The FINANCIAL — Georgian eco-migrant expands broccoli production with the support of EU and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). With the support of the EU and FAO, Georgian farmers not only get financial support but also receive advice and introduce innovations, which…

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