As the world continues to stare at an impending large-scale food shortage, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) is back with World Food Day – a celebration that aims to take the world towards #ZeroHunger.Read More
Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian national cricket team in all formats and one of the most exciting cricketers around, has reportedly turned vegan. The move has prompted many to ask: What is veganism?
With food deprivation on the rise due to conflict and climate change, more people went hungry in 2017 than at any time in the previous decade, according to the latest edition of the UN’s annual multi-agency flagship report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.
There will be “no sustainable future without eradicating poverty and hunger,” the United Nations agriculture agency chief spelled out last month, launching the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) latest flagship publication, on the world’s Agricultural Commodity Markets.
Unrelenting conflict and rapid climate change is continuing to reshape agriculture across the world, and contributing to major food shortages across 39 countries, which continue to rely on help from the United Nations to meet their food needs, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said recently.
Emergency food aid is being delivered to people affected by the Ebola virus in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Food Programme (WFP) reported on Thursday. The UN agency is airlifting high energy biscuits from its warehouse in Dubai to Goma, capital of…
Fall Armyworm, an “invasive pest” that devours more than 80 different plant species, including many staple crops, could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia.
“Nyeeeeh, what’s up, doc?” Bugs Bunny would often go off at one or the other character in his cartoons, chomping on a carrot. That alone served as the inspiration for many a mother to get their children to eat the vegetable. A close second was the old belief that carrots…
Changing how countries across the world produce food is “fundamental” to protecting the future of the Earth’s ecosystem, said the head of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday.
Quick, what’s the one cooking ingredient that comes to food safety? Around half of you out there have probably thought of monosodium glutamate (MSG). Today, we answer that much-asked question: Is MSG safe?