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The change across world’s cities and rural areas is obvious, constant and rapid. Growing demand for food, driven by population growth and rising incomes, creates opportunities and challenges for...
The 16th of October is World Food Day. It is the day to celebrate the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the day to highlight continuing work for improved food security and nutrition worldwide.
More than half of the world’s seven billion people live in urban areas – a proportion that is set to increase to 69% by 2050. Rapid urbanization will increase the demand for food security, nutritious diets and food safety for urban populations.
This report from Food Tank, CARE International and the CGIAR Research program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) – Cultivating Equality: Delivering Just and Sustainable Food Systems in a Changing Climate – demonstrates how inequality determines who eats first and who eats worst, and how this shapes people’s ability to adapt to climate change.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was founded in 1945 and celebrates its 70 years anniversary today at the World Food Day 2015. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are leading the celebration.
According to the analysis based on Planetary Boundaries theory, conventional agriculture is responsible for significant biodiversity loss, rising global CO2 emissions and excessive eutro
Developing effective and sustainable ways forward is of high-priority, but there is no one size fits all solution. Agroecology advocates claim to offer a holistic approach which realizes key...