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FAO IFAD WFP Launch Community of Practice on Food Loss

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) launched a digital platform to tackle food loss during a side event to the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) which took place in Rome Italy on 13 October 2014

The FAO and Climate Action launch the Great Food Challenge

Aug 28 2020The FAO and Climate Action launch the Great Food Challenge Digital Event Series The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and Climate Action are hosting a three-part digital event series addressing global food agriculture and land use challenges in the face of our climate and health emergencies

FAO Family Farming Platform Seeks an Informed Policy

Apr 19 2017In June 2015 the U N Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the Family Farming Knowledge Platform (FFKP) an online database of policies laws and regulations related to family farming around the world By focusing on the family farming context at the international regional and national level the FAO hopes to create a space for those involved in family farming to share

Family Farmers in Asia Pacific Need Help to Ensure Food

Jul 29 2020"Safeguarding the food security and livelihoods of the most vulnerable people in our vast region is an absolute priority – and with the added impact of this global pandemic a call to action must be loud and clear " FAO has created a family farming knowledge platform with an extensive amount of information materials

The UN Global Compact launches the Academy — a new digital

Sep 12 2018The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate practices Launched in 2000 it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world with more than 9 500 companies and 3 000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries and nearly 70 Local Networks

Agriculture Horticulture Forestry in Africa

FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss waste Gearing up for the inaugural International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has unveiled a new platform

Agriculture Horticulture Forestry in Africa

FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss waste Gearing up for the inaugural International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has unveiled a new platform

Launch of the FAO elearning Academy: Strengthening

Jun 10 2020The FAO elearning Academy supports Member Countries through capacity development interventions and elearning courses These courses are offered free of charge as a global public good and were created to transfer know-how skills and competencies using diverse methodologies such as self-paced elearning courses blended learning programmes massive open online courses (MOOCs)

Global agriculture nutrition community launches open

Apr 12 2017To address the global challenges research findings and data need to be open and published timely and transparently The GODAN Gateway on F1000Research is providing GODAN partners and the global community with an efficient publishing platform that will enhance data sharing for improved outcomes for agriculture and nutrition " About GODAN

Virtual Events Institute launches as a global platform for

Jul 29 2020The Virtual Events Institute (VEI) has been launched as a global platform to bring those in the event industry together to "educate discuss inspire and do business" Due to the Covid-19 pandemic virtual events and experiences now play a crucial role within the event industry

FAO: geospatial data platform to help build stronger food

Aug 26 2020One million geospatial layers and thousands of statistics for over ten food and agriculture-related domains Hand-in-Hand geospatial platform has been launched with a large and rich set of data on food agriculture socioeconomics and natural resources to help strengthen evidence-based decision-making in the food and agriculture sectors The platform is a crucial tool for all efforts to

Family Farmers in Asia Pacific Need Help to Ensure Food

Jul 29 2020"Safeguarding the food security and livelihoods of the most vulnerable people in our vast region is an absolute priority – and with the added impact of this global pandemic a call to action must be loud and clear " FAO has created a family farming knowledge platform with an extensive amount of information materials

New fall armyworm portal launched to help facilitate

Jul 03 2020A fall armyworm eats a maize leaf (Photo: CABI) A new Fall Armyworm Research Collaboration Portal has been launched to facilitate global research collaboration to help fight the devastating crop pest fall armyworm Developed by CABI in partnership with leading researchers and institutions the portal is a free-to-access platform that enables the sharing of research data insights

FAO launches digital platform on family farming

Recognizing the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide FAO on Tuesday launched a new digital platform that aims to become a "one-stop shop" for information data and legislation on the sector that produces some 80 percent of the world's food

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FAO unveils platform to help accelerate action on reducing

Jul 30 202029 July 2020 Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today unveiled a comprehensive platform to help the global community step up action to reduce food loss and waste as the UN agency and partners call for increased efforts and gear up for the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste – to be marked for the first time on 29 September 2020

Climate change platform helps promote food security

" "To bridge observed climate change information solutions and actions gaps between community people – researchers – policy decision makers the platform in collaboration with CCAFS West Africa CARE International and MOFA mobilised for the establishment and launch of 10 subnational platforms in 10 districts in Ghana " he explained

Community of Practice on food loss reduction (CoP)

An affiliated project of the Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme of the 10-Year Framework for Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP) is a global multi-stakeholder partnership to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable food systems The Technical Platform ensures information-sharing and in-depth discussion

The Global Alliance of Open Access to Scholarly

A platform called the 'Global Alliance of Open Access to Scholarly Communications Platform' (CGOALL) was launched at the just ended WSIS Forum 2019 held in Geneva on the 8th of April 2019 The platform was launched by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and partners and is meant to democratize scientific knowledge following a multicultural

The Ocean Conference

At the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) - The Ocean Conference - held in June 2017 at UN headquarters in New York close to 1 400 voluntary commitments for concrete action to advance implementation of SDG 14 were made by governments the United Nations system civil society organizations academia the scientific

GlobalWelsh is building a global community with Wales at

Jul 29 2020We're building a global community for Welsh people and friends of Wales a place to create meaningful connections tap into shared resources introduce like-minded people and help investment and business opportunities prosper Somewhere where even the smallest of ideas can be life-changing We're transforming the Wales we know

FAO Releases 2018 Report on the State of Global Food

Sep 14 2018Developed in collaboration with FAO IFAD UNICEF WFP and WHO the 2018 report reveals new challenges on the road to Zero Hunger while setting out urgent actions needed to achieve the goal by 2030 To learn more about the findings of the report you can watch the report launch event a Facebook live session or listen to the Target Zero

FAO Family Farming Platform to Help Food Security

GLOBAL - Recognising the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide the FAO has launched a new digital platform that aims to become a one-stop shop for information data and legislation on the sector that produces some 80 per cent of the world's food

FAO launches digital platform on family farming

Recognizing the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide FAO on Tuesday launched a new digital platform that aims to become a "one-stop shop" for information data and legislation on the sector that produces some 80 percent of the world's food