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UN food agencies urge more support for SA’s hungry people

A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be severely food insecure in the next six...

Saai declares family farming a priority at UN’s Decade of Family...

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in collaboration with other relevant organisations linked to...

FAO Food Price Index holds steady

The FAO Food Price Index held broadly stable in March, as a jump in dairy prices was offset by drops in cereal, vegetable oil...

Alert: Desert locust outbreak in Northeast Africa

Heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a recent surge in desert locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in the Sudan and Eritrea that...

Elanco Animal Health works to increase food security in East Africa

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated is making progress with a ground-breaking project to provide sustainable development solutions to address food insecurity in East African countries...

SOFA 2018: Migration, agriculture and rural development

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has just released its annual State of Food and Agriculture report. This is FAO’s major annual flagship report...

Egg industry commits to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Egg industry leaders have announced that the industry is to work in partnership with the United Nations (UN) to fulfil its Sustainable Development Goals...

FAO hails UN Security Council Resolution on hunger and conflict

A United Nations Security Council resolution on hunger and conflict today won praise from FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva for underscoring the critical...

First World Bee Day celebrated in May

On the first World Bee Day, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees...

Switch Africa Green brings renewable energy to farmers

At a recent close out event, hosted at Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel in Centurion, the stakeholders and beneficiaries of the Switch Africa Green project concluded...