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Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 05:10

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said.

Food safety and pollution in China a concern: FAO

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 16:16

Amid reports of contamination of food products in China, UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has expressed concerns over pollution and food safety issues in the world's second largest economy.

Annual food wasted enough to feed 500 mn people: FAO

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 19:11

As per an earlier report by FAO, food losses and waste amount to roughly USD 680 billion in industrialised countries and USD 310 billion in developing countries.

Brazil`s Graziano elected chief of UN food agency

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 19:52

Graziano, currently FAO`s regional representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, won on the second ballot with the support of 92 of the 180 FAO member states voting.