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FAO chief champions agroecology in call for healthier, sustain...

Rome, April 4 (IANS/AKI) United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation chief Jose Graziano da Silva has called for healthier and more sustainable food systems, saying agroecology can contribute to such a transformation, FAO reported on Tuesday. Business Standard, 3 weeks ago

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Southeast Asia a 'hotspot' for antibiotic abuse, FAO official says

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Overuse and misuse of antibiotics in food is rife in Southeast Asia, a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) official said on Wednesday, warning of serious risks for people and animals as bacterial infections become more resistant to ...
 Reuters2 months ago

Italy's energy giant, FAO ink Nigeria water accord

Italy's state-run energy giant Eni and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have signed an agreement to foster access to safe, clean water for domestic use and irrigation in crisis-hit northeast Nigeria.Under the project which was signed on Tuesday, ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

New pesticides bill should provide level-playing field for

Pesticide manufacturers today demanded the centre not to allow foreign players to import Pesticides Formulations (PF) without registering technical details or information about the active ingredients with Indian authorities.The Confederation of All India ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

UN food agency urges 'agroecology' to fight famine

Current food production methods are harming the planet while failing to provide millions of the world's poor with enough to eat, the UN food agency warned yesterday.Instead, the adoption of "agroecology", which improves soil quality and costs less for ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Ind-Ra: Higher LNG Prices to Impact Urea Production Beyond Reassessed Capacity

Internationally, urea prices have fallen to USD200-225/t from USD320/t in October 2014, due to a higher supply than demand. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the supply of primary nutrient nitrogen (N) might ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Russia to hand over 2,000 seed specimens to Arctic Vault

Russia plans to transfer about 2,200 specimens of food plant seeds to the Global Seed Vault on Norway's Arctic island of Svalbard, an official said on Monday.Dr Nikolai Dzyubenko, the director of the Nikolai Vavilov All-Russia Institute of Plant Genetic ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Lakshadweep, Meghalaya have most women land holders; Punjab, West Bengal fewest

Lakshadweep and Meghalaya are the best among all 35 states and union territories of India at providing land rights to women, while Punjab and West Bengal are the worst, according to an index created by the Bhubaneswar-based Center for Land Governance, an arm ...
 Sify2 months ago
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