Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran

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  • Agriculture 2021-06-18 11:31

    Covid-19 imposed serious challenges on agricultural sector: minister

    TEHRAN – Iranian Agriculture Minister Kazem Khavazi has said the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences have imposed serious challenges on the country’s agricultural sector, IRNA reported.

  • FAO, Iran to reinvigorate agricultural innovation 2021-02-14 17:04

    FAO, Iran to reinvigorate agricultural innovation

    TEHRAN – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in close collaboration with the Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) of Iran, has taken the first step to establish an Agricultural Innovation Lab (i-Lab) Program in the country.

  • FAO helps Iranian farmers to improve productivity 2021-01-13 19:02

    FAO helps Iranian farmers to improve productivity

    TEHRAN – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provides its assistance to equip Iranian farmers in Qazvin province with the requisite technical knowledge and skills to improve agricultural water productivity.

  • FAO calls on member countries to take action on Antimicrobial Resistance in food chains 2020-11-18 17:26

    FAO calls on member countries to take action on Antimicrobial Resistance in food chains

    Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a major global threat of increasing concern to human and animal health with serious implications for both food safety and food and nutrition security, and the economic wellbeing of millions of farming households, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warns.

  • FAO to strengthen disaster risk management in rural areas of Iran 2020-11-16 23:37

    FAO to strengthen disaster risk management in rural areas of Iran

    TEHRAN – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, started the implementation of a Technical Cooperation Program (TCP) project to enhance the resilience of rural communities and agricultural systems.

  • Iran calls for collective response to contain COVID-19 effect on food, agriculture 2020-09-23 20:15

    Iran calls for collective response to contain COVID-19 effect on food, agriculture

    TEHRAN – Iran called on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to move forward to collective policies and response programs for member countries in the region to place food and agriculture at the center of the COVID-19 socio-economic response, at the 35th FAO Regional Conference for the Near East.

  • Iran urges FAO to promote food systems, digital technologies in agriculture 2020-09-01 14:34

    Iran urges FAO to promote food systems, digital technologies in agriculture

    TEHRAN – In an address to the 35th session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Iran underscored the need to increase investment in food systems and promote the use of digital technologies as the two key factors to boost both productivity and sustainability of agricultural activities.

  • FAO shares international expertise with Iran in Early Warning Early Action systems 2020-07-05 13:53

    FAO shares international expertise with Iran in Early Warning Early Action systems

    Tehran – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in close partnership with its national stakeholders in Iran and Mongolia organized a knowledge-sharing event for Iranian experts in Dzud Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) systems between the two nations.

  • Maximo Torero, chief economist and assistant director-general for the Economic and Social Development Department at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2020-04-25 17:21

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    FAO, Iran cooperate to support capacity building

    TEHRAN - Maximo Torero, chief economist and assistant director-general for the Economic and Social Development Department at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), says the organization has just increased its allocation of funds to support capacity building for Iranian experts.

  • Asia-Pacific region needs better data to assure progress in agricultural systems: FAO 2020-02-11 11:38

    Asia-Pacific region needs better data to assure progress in agricultural systems: FAO

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) urges its member countries for an acceleration in improvements to agricultural data gathering and monitoring to ensure the targets set out by the United Nations to achieve sustainable development are accurately reported in the world’s biggest region – Asia and the Pacific.

  • FAO Food Price Index rises for the fourth consecutive month 2020-02-08 11:59

    FAO Food Price Index rises for the fourth consecutive month

    World food prices rose for the fourth consecutive month in January.

  • FAO 2020-01-27 23:34

    FAO, ULRP, IRIMO have conducted a drought vulnerability and impact assessment in the Urmia Lake basin

    The initial findings of a drought vulnerability and impact assessment in the Urmia Lake basin conducted to help the implementation of an integrated drought management system in the region have been further re-examined and validated by FAO and Iranian experts at Tehran.

  • Gerold Bödeker, FAO Representative to Iran (R), Hossein Ali Abdolhay, deputy head of Iran Fisheries Organization. 2019-12-17 19:40

    FAO, Iran ink agreement to support sustainable development of marine cage culture

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Iran Fisheries Organization (IFO) announced a new project that will strengthen national capacity for sustainable management and development of marine cage culture – the farming of fish inside net-cages in the marine environment.

  • FAO 2019-12-12 14:09

    Three million undernourished people in Asia-Pacific need to be lifted out of hunger every single month: FAO

    Three million undernourished people in Asia and the Pacific must be lifted out of hunger each month from now on, if the region is to meet the SDG 2 Zero Hunger goal by the end of 2030, says a new report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

  • FAO, ULRP train Iranian experts on evapotranspiration mapping 2019-12-11 18:40

    FAO, ULRP train Iranian experts on evapotranspiration mapping

    As part of the “Integrated Programme for Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Urmia Lake Basin,” the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Urmia Lake Restoration Program (ULRP) held a 4-day workshop for Iranian experts, trained them on advanced methods to map evapotranspiration of agricultural areas using remote sensing satellite data.

  • FAO warn of climate change impacts on land use, food security in Asia-Pacific 2019-10-29 18:45

    FAO warn of climate change impacts on land use, food security in Asia-Pacific

    Asia’s vast landmass and growing cities are warming faster than the global average and that will have a disproportional impact on food security and livelihoods for billions of people across the region, FAO and its UN partners warned today.

  • Iran marks World Food Week 2019 2019-10-07 19:59

    Iran marks World Food Week 2019

    TEHRAN – Iran celebrates World Food Week on October 12 to 18 under a national theme of “Improving the nutrition pattern to maintain healthy and promote health”, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • World food prices dip in August 2019-09-08 11:36

    World food prices dip in August

    Global food prices declined in August, driven by sharp falls in the prices of staple cereals and sugar, according to a report issued today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.