`Many regions in Asia will face a decline in food productivity'
Kundhavi Kadiresan, Assistant Director-General and regional representative for Asia and the Pacific, FAO, talks about how achieving the Zero …
'People can farm insects to produce cheaper animal feed'
Senior FAO officer Paul Vantomme talks about food recycling, improved nutrition and the many uses of insects
FAO focuses on heat stress protection measures for agriculture, forestry workers
Emphasising that dehydration leads to productivity declines, a report urges workers and employers to drink several litres of water throughout the day
E-agriculture can drive rural development, boost agriculture
Information and communication technologies can help boost agricultural development by improving farmers’ access to vital information
Food prices to remain lower for longer, says FAO report
Reasons behind the trend include high inventory levels, lower oil prices and renewed strength of the US dollar
Forestry should be tied with agriculture for socio-economic development
While agriculture can feed the world’s population, it is responsible for deforestation globally. The SOFO report shows how food security …
Exploiting Asia's biodiversity can ensure food security, end hunger
Biodiversity for food and agriculture is among the Earth’s most important resources
Report promotes win-win situations in food habits
Dietary habits across the world having low environmental impacts can also ensure good health, experts say
Global production of wood products registers growth
Governments need to ensure that principles of sustainable forest management are enforced, says forestry expert
El Niño-induced dry spell causes major crop loss in Central America
This is the second consecutive year when the sub-region’s main season harvest has been affected by dry weather
Save and Grow: a guide to sustainable cereal production
The technique focuses on conservation agriculture, maintaining soil health, selecting crops with higher yield potential and greater resistance to …
'Social protection: a safety net for agricultural households'
In the run up to World Food Day on October 16, a Food and Agriculture Organization report focuses on the role of social protection in …