Food and Agriculture Organization Current Affairs, GK & News

Seoul Forest Declaration

On the 13th of May 2022, the 15th World Forestry Congress concluded in Seoul and the Seoul Forest Declaration was adopted. The 15th edition of this event was hosted by the South Korean government in Seoul. What is World Forestry Congress? The World Forestry Congress is held for five days and is hosted by the ..

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FAO Report on Fisheries, Aquaculture Insurance

FAO ‘World Review of Capture Fisheries and Aquaculture Insurance 2022’ has recommended that private and public insurance service providers work together as there is low penetration of insurance products in the fisheries sector. The service providers must also take proactive measures to help the aquaculture and fisheries insurance market of India recover. Overview: This Food ..

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‘Indian Agriculture Towards 2030’ Book

A book titled “Indian Agriculture towards 2030: Pathways for Enhancing Farmers’ Income, Nutritional Security and Sustainable Food and Farm Systems,” was released by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare at an event that was organized by NITI Aayog and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Overview: Springer has published ..

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Food Price Index of FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization recently released the Food Price Index. The Food Price Index has been released for the seventh consecutive month in December 2019. Key Highlights The food price index for the month of December was 100 7.5 points. The food price index for the month of November was 105.2 the Food and ..

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India-Israel Water Attache: Key Facts

Israel is to establish a “Water Attache” in India. It is to operate from January 2021 under the Israel Embassy in India. The Water Attache division will share Israel’s best practices, technologies and water management in agriculture sectors. Also, Israel is to soon appoint an honorary Consul to the North-East.  Its objective is to increase ..

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