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Combatting the silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance

The article has been authored by Konda Reddy Chavva, officer-in-charge in India, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Rajesh Bhatia, Consultant, FAO.

Human development during recent past owes a lot to interventions such as antibiotics that assured availability of a healthy and productive population.
Published on Oct 28, 2022 01:37 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

World Food Day 2022: Leaving no one behind

The article has been authored by Konda Reddy Chavva, officer-in-charge, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in India.

On World Food Day, here’s a look at how NGOs in Delhi-NCR have been providing ration, warm meals, etc. to support the less privileged as well as refugees.
Published on Oct 16, 2022 12:02 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

World food prices hit new 10-year high in October: Report

The October reading was the highest for the index since July 2011. On a year-on-year basis, the index was up 31.3% in October.

World vegetable oil prices jumped 9.6% on the month to set a record high, supported by further strength in palm oil prices as labour shortages in Malaysia continued to hamper production(HT File)
Published on Nov 04, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Reuters | , Paris

World food price index rises in February for ninth month running: FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization's food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 116.0 points last month versus a slightly revised 113.2 in January.

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 16, 2009 shows Newly named goodwill ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) French fashion designer Pierre Cardin delivering a speech during the opening session of the World Food Day at the FAO headquarters in Rome. - French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, hailed for his visionary creations but also for bringing stylish clothes to the masses, died on December 29, 2020 aged 98, his family told AFP. Cardin who was born in Italy in 1922 but emigrated to France as a small child, died in a hospital in Neuilly in the west of Paris, his family said. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Mar 04, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Reuters |

East African nations will likely contain locust swarms: FAO

The potential of a new generation of breeding comes after the region faced its worst locust invasion in decades last year, threatening the food security of millions of people.

Desert locusts fly past a dik-dik antelope near the town of Nanyuki, Kenya.(REUTERS / File Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2021 05:10 PM IST
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