food security

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  • Iran selected WHO regional base for nutrition, food industry  TEHRAN – The World Health Organization (WHO) selected the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Industry Research of Iran as the region 2020-10-28 13:28

    Iran selected WHO regional base for nutrition, food industry

    TEHRAN – The World Health Organization (WHO) selected the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Industry Research of Iran as the regional base of cooperation in the nutrition science and food industry for Eastern Mediterranean countries.

  • Iran urges international, regional scientific capacities for food security, livelihood 2020-09-05 19:04

    Iran calls for global scientific capacities to rebound from COVID-19 damage

    TEHRAN – To tackle damages caused by COVID-19 and the ongoing effects of chronic undernourishment, it requires the use of international and regional scientific capacities, Kazem Khavazi, the Minister for Agriculture said in the 35th Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific, hosted by Bhutan.

  • Veterinary services, crucial but less appreciated  2019-10-06 10:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Veterinary services, crucial but less appreciated

    TEHRAN – Iran marks the National Veterinary Day on October 6. Despite high contribution of veterinary services to the health of both animals and humans, measures done to appreciate the services are not sufficient and the sector needs more serious attention, Payam Mohebbi, head of Tehran Pet Hospital told the Tehran Times on Friday.

  • FAO highlights great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security 2019-08-27 23:26

    FAO highlights great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security

    Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to a new FAO report titled The State of the World's Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

  • Honey bee 2019-05-22 19:46

    Iran third largest honey producer in the world: FAO

    TEHRAN— Iran, as one of the leading countries in honey industry, has a long-established tradition on bee keeping and during recent years could successfully increase its annual production of honey and is now the third largest honey producer in the world, Gerold Bödeker, FAO Representative to the Islamic Republic of Iran has said.