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World food price index rises for seventh month in Dec: FAO

NEW YORK: World food prices rose for the seventh consecutive month in December, led by dairy products and vegetable oils, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 107.5 points in

UN designates 2021 as International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

NEW YORK: The United Nations is marking 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV), highlighting their vital role in human nutrition and food security, as well as urging efforts to improve sustainable production and reduce waste. In

FAO inaugurates market, livestock sheds in South Waziristan

PESHAWAR: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Monday inaugurated fruits, vegetable and livestock market infrastructures in South Waziristan under the patronage of United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The initiative is aimed at the restoration and establishment of

FAO to support Pakistan in controlling locusts

ISLAMABAD: Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations (FAO) Mr Qu Dongyu, who is on a visit to Pakistan, on Saturday called on the Minister for National Food Security and Research Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar. The federal

Nishtar, DG FAO explore ways to drive forward Ehsaas programme

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Sania Nishtar, welcomed the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Mr Qu Dongyu, and his delegation to Ehsaas Secretariat to explore collaborations for the