Articles about Food and Agriculture Organization
04 Apr 2020
Lockdown Impact: Prices of pulses, sugar, potatoes, and onions rise
India is almost half-way through the 21-day lockdown which began on March 25, but the days haven't been easy. With rocky transportation and disruption in supply chains, wholesale prices of vegetables, fruits, pulses, and sugar have increased in the last fortnight of March, a report in Indian Express said.
02 Feb 2020
As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency
As swarms of desert locusts continue to wreak havoc in Pakistan, the nation has declared a national emergency to eliminate the pest infestation.
16 Oct 2018
WB govt extends food security to 8.5cr people: Mamata Banerjee
The West Bengal government has ensured food security to more than 8.5cr people of the state under 'Khadya Sathi' scheme, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today.
21 Jul 2017
UN warns North Korea facing worst drought since 2001
A UN report says that North Korea is facing severe food shortages after suffering its worst drought since 2001.
20 Nov 2016
The approaching revolution in agriculture
The long-overdue revolution in agriculture is within a few years' reach as the agricultural sector stands poised on the brink of a technological upheaval.
13 Nov 2016
India pledges to contribute $10.95 million for the UN
For the year 2017, Indian government pledged to contribute around $10.95 million for the development activities of United Nations carried on by several of its bodies.
12 Oct 2016
India rated 'Serious' in Global Hunger Index
According to the Global Hunger Index 2016, India was ranked 97 among 118 countries. With a 28.5 GHI score, India was below the average of a developing country (21.3).