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World food prices decline amid relief after Ukraine grain exports resume: FAO

World food prices declined dramatically in July following the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine, according to the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

World at serious risk of food access crisis: FAO

The FAO Director-General outlined measures to be taken by the international community to address the situation.

  • Wednesday, 06 Jul 2022
  • FAO
Russia-Ukraine war could push 11-19mn into hunger worldwide: FAO
Russia-Ukraine war could push 11-19mn into hunger worldwide: FAO

The countries impacted most by the conflict are in the north African region, said FAO spokesperson Boubaker Ben Belhassen.

  • Saturday, 11 Jun 2022
  • FAO
United Nations' FAO planning food response for Sri Lanka amidst crisis
United Nations' FAO planning food response for Sri Lanka amidst crisis

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the biggest issue currently facing the agriculture sector is the fertiliser and fuel shortage.

Over $115 million urgently needed to assist Ukrainian farmers: FAO
Over $115 million urgently needed to assist Ukrainian farmers: FAO

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.

Russia-Ukraine War Will Impact Consumers Across Globe: FAO
Russia-Ukraine War Will Impact Consumers Across Globe: FAO

A global food crisis of this scale last seen in 2008, can still be averted, he added.

  • Friday, 08 Apr 2022
  • FAO
World Food Commodity Prices
War Leaps World Food Commodity Prices: FAO

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.

  • Friday, 08 Apr 2022
  • FAO
India Giving Free Ration To 80 Cr Poor Amid Pandemic: PM Modi

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 […]

PM Modi To Release Rs 75 Coin To Mark 75th Anniversary Of FAO

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 […]

  • Sunday, 11 Apr 2021
  • FAO
UN Warns India Of Locust Attack, Choppers Pressed Into Service

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 […]

Chamling receives FAO award for Sikkim becoming world's first organic state

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 […]

China's swine fever outbreak threatens other Asian countries

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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 Jul 2021
  • China
Super Cup Football: Aizawl FC wins tournament opener in penalty shootout

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
  • AIFF
Bhubaneswar all set for Super Cup football tournament

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
  • AIFF
FIFA Workshop for Indian women in Cuttack

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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 Jul 2021
  • AIFF