Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Current Affairs, GK & News

FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) report

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have jointly published a report titled “Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) report”. Highlights Food insecurity: Around 6.3 million people in Sri Lanka are experiencing moderate to severe acute food insecurity. It is expected to worsen if required social aid and job opportunities ..

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11th Agricultural Census 2021-22

11th Agriculture Census 2021-22 was launched by Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on July 28, 2022. It was launched to gather data on several parameters, including operational holdings. This year, data will be collected via smartphones and tablets for the first time. Key facts to know about Agricultural Census 2021-22: The fieldwork for the 11th ..

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Telangana invited to participate in International Seed Conference

Telangana, in a rare recognition, has been invited to participate in a conference which will be held virtually by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Highlights International Seed Conference is a two-day conference. It will be held on November 4 & November 5, 2021 in Rome. The conference is being organised to discuss development of seed ..

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March 21: International Day of Forests

The International Day of Forests is observed by the United Nations on March 21. The day commemorate the green cover across the world highlighting its importance. The day was observed under the theme– “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”. About International Day of Forests The international day of forest was proclaimed by the ..

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Hyderabad- 2020 Tree City of the World

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Arbor Day Foundation have recently recognized Hyderabad as a 2020 Tree City of World. Hyderabad was selected for the recognition following its commitment to grow and maintain the urban forests. Highlights This recognition was a testament for city’s sustained and institutional efforts of planting, nurturing ..

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