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Addressing Methane Emissions in Agriculture

Methane emissions have emerged as a potent contributor to the climate crisis, prompting a growing interest in mitigating these emissions within crucial agricultural sectors.

Progress Made in Halting Mangrove Loss; FAO

Despite the world making strides towards ending the loss of mangrove forests, the globe lost an estimated 20% of mangroves over the past 40 years due to human activities and natural retraction, said a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

258 Million People Faced Acute Food Insecurity

The number of people experiencing acute food insecurity and requiring urgent food, nutrition, and livelihood assistance increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2022, according to the latest Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC). The report said that over a quarter of a billion people face acute hunger, and people in seven countries are on the brink of starvation.

Women’s Equality in Agrifood to Boost Economy

Empowering women and ensuring gender equality in agrifood systems reduces hunger, boosts the economy, and reinforces resilience to shocks like climate change and COVID-19 pandemic, according to new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Data Missing in Mountain Tourism

Mountain tourism, if managed sustainably, will boost the incomes of local communities and help preserve their natural resources and culture but a lack of data and knowledge on the subject is preventing them from fully seizing such opportunities.

Half World Linked to Agrifood System

Almost half of the world’s population live in households linked to agrifood systems,with the largest population found in Asia, according to a...

Despite A Little Progress, No Healthy Diet for Billions; FAO

Billions of people in the world cannot afford a healthy diet even as Latin America and the Caribbean has the highest cost...

World Goes Hungry; Call For Preventing Worsening Situation

The world is going hungry every day and everyone is much concerned, which prompted leaders of five international humanitarian, banking and trade...

Schools worldwide lack access to drinking water/basic sanitation facilities

Despite government's worldwide are investing in school health and nutrition, which has a positive effect on children’s academic outcomes, one-third of schools...

Urbanization quickens in Asia-Pacific, so does threat of urban food insecurity

With 55 percent of the Asia- Pacific region’s enormous population expected to live in urban areas by 2030, the region will face...