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Health and nutrition
 
News Story
5 September 2018
The Future of Food at STHLM TECH FEST

The food tech industry currently represents less than 10% of the global GDP but it is expected to grow exponentially in the next few years. What innovations are coming up?

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Event
4 September 2018
Online Free Course: Sustainable Food Security and Food Access

Have you ever considered that you’re not the only one who decides what food ends up on your plate? On the occasion of World Food Day 2018, which will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO's founding...

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
Event
5 July 2018
Rätt mat på rätt plats

Enligt en FN rapport lider var tredje person i världen av felnäring; samtidigt som 800 miljoner människor lider av hunger. Vi ser också att 1/3 av hushållens klimatpåverkan kommer från...

Climate change and resource conflict
Youth
 
News Story
11 June 2018
Know your milk – Try your hand in our quiz!

How much do you know about the environmental impact of milk products?

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Video
29 January 2018
Urban Phenomenon and Urban Legend: Perspectives from Research in Africa

Agri4D 2017 Urban Phenomenon and Urban Legend: Perspectives from Research in Africa. Pay Drechsel, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), CGIAR, Headquarters – Sri Lanka

Gender and equality
Health and nutrition
 
Blog Post
8 December 2017
Forest and food, a matter of social justice?

When it comes to food security, forests can be a life-saver. Forests provide fruits, leaves, nuts and mushrooms. These foods are crucial for nutrition in rural communities and can cushion against...

Trade and production
 
News Story
19 June 2017
Sweden commits 50 million SEK to FAO to fight illegal fishing

Sweden is stepping up the efforts to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. The government is preparing a support of SEK 50 million to the Food and Agriculture Organizationof the United Nations, FAO, for the implementation of the Port State Agreement.

Gender and equality
Health and nutrition
 
News Story
15 May 2017
Are women better at taking care of forests than men?

Research suggests that the way people use and manage forests is largely shaped by gender norms and relations. But how exactly? Linley Chiwona-Karltun, researcher at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, and Ngolia Kimanzu, advisor at Salvation Army, share insights from their ongoing research about the role of gender in the use of forest resources.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
News Story
21 December 2016
Scientists, your opinion counts: How do you engage with agricultural policy and practice?

Heads up all food and agriculture scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and in South/Southeast Asia! Take part in a region-wide survey on how scientists in SSA, South and Southeast Asia engage with policy-makers and practitioners.

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
9 December 2016
Sustainable Food Systems Programme calls for proposals

The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme is a global multi-stakeholder initiative with the goal to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable food systems.