Tag Archives: #FAO

08-15-2016Weather

First #Drought, now Flood in Africa’s Second Most Populous Nation

Rich in history and situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and its second most populated. However, Ethiopia needs international support as the effects of…

08-05-2016Nutrition

A Call for “HELP!” from #SouthSudan !

The ongoing food crisis, rampant child hunger and sexual assault permeates the lives of the innocent in South Sudan’s ongoing civil war. Well over a month ago, UNICEF, World Food…

04-12-2016LocustFAO

Yemen’s Dangerous New Invader

Conflict and hunger are current pestilence in today’s Yemen. Now, the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) has discovered Desert Locust infestations likely resulting from heavy rains last November…

02-19-2016HoneyBee

The Buzz on Free Labor for #FoodSecurity

Mother Nature and the FAO has a labor-free cure-all to help solve food security – bees.  Moving from flower to flower, these natural pollinators determine crop yields.  One out of…

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#FoodPrices Drop but Reflect Weaker #GlobalEconomy for All

Food prices fell by almost 20% in 2015 according to the FAO Index (UN’s Food & Agriculture Organization) Index. This though may not be such great news as this reflects…

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#Plastic Trash Islands Twice the Size of Texas in our #Oceans

  From the obnoxious floating bottle to small plastic pellets, the Oceans could become more garbage dump than the expansive marine paradise that feeds, heals and nurtures our imagination and…

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“Let There Be Bread”

  Pope Francis addressed the delegates at the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference in Rome this week and cited eradicating hunger as a moral obligation. Food security, good nutrition,…

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Mediterranean Diet under Threat?

  Just as it has become globally recognized for healthy living, sustainable food systems ,and known for preserving the environment and empowering local producers, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization…

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Contributing to Hunger or Food Security – Capitalism & Wholesaling?

Food’s route to our tables goes through many middlemen who facilitate the logistics of efficient distribution with minimum waste and expense. Whether capitalism is contributing to global hunger or, in…

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Geothermal Energy is Future for Food Production?

Sustainability is becoming an ever greater consideration in energy and food production. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking greater efficiencies and greater production. According to the FAO:…