Preliminary data collected by FAO, through ongoing assessments, demonstrates that farmers at all levels need cash to procure inputs and services for food production and to maintain their farming operations.
A global food crisis of this scale last seen in 2008, can still be averted, he added.
The FAO Meat Price Index increased by 4.8 per cent in March to reach an all-time high, led by surging pig meat prices related to a shortfall of slaughter pigs in Western Europe.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India has been providing free ration to about 80 crore poor for the last 7 to 8 months during coronavirus pandemic, which entails a cost of around Rs 1.5 lakh crore. Modi said this after releasing a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark […]
New Delhi: On the occasion of 75th anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on October 16 this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the long-standing relation of India with FAO. The Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation 17 recently developed biofortified varieties […]
New Delhi: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned India of major locusts attacks in the coming days, following which the government has intensified its efforts to tackle the menace. The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said on Sunday that a new dimension has been added by using […]
United Nations: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming first totally organic state. Accepting the award at the FAO headquarters in Rome on […]
Rome: The rapid onset of African Swine Fever in China – the country’s first reported outbreak – and its detection in areas more than 1,000 km apart, could mean the deadly virus may spread to other Asian countries anytime, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned, urging regional cooperation to guard against the […]
Bhubaneswar: I-League side Aizawl FC won the thrilling first game of the inaugural edition of Super Cup Football Tournament at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar against ISL champions Chennaiyin FC in a penalty shootout after the game ended in 2-2 draw following regulation time and extra time. In a major upset the ISL champs have been […]
Bhubaneswar: Adding another feather to its hat, Odisha government’s sports department is all set to host the India-Super Cup, which is being organised for the first time to promote football in the country. For the first time in the history of Indian football, All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to organise the football championship […]
Cuttack: 35 top women footballers of India are now attending a workshop conducted by FIFA at Barabati Stadium here in the city. The workshop aims at focusing on overall skill development of the players so that they can improve their game on field. The workshop is likely to play a crucial role in development of […]