Homepage  Homepage     Search on site  Search on site     To write the letter  To write the letter     Site map  Site map
Agro Perspectiva
We are on: 
   

Photoblog

 


Home > News

FAO urges world mayors to make global commitments local realities

20.02.2019 13:44 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) As of yesterday, an special event, From Global Issues to Local Priorities, was held at the UN Headquarters within New York, UN Radio reports. As to the report, the event participants were the mayors and former mayors of the citoes worldwide, since cities are being called upon to take a more active role in contributing to national governments initiatives in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The role of the cities in the global economic and environment problems solving is becoming still more and more important. As to the report, while speaking to the event participants, José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), told it is essential to engage the city authorities to achieve SDG 11. Besides, focusing on SDG 2 (the eradication of hunger and all forms of malnutrition, as well as the development of sustainable agriculture), da Silva pointed out that the number of people suffering from both hunger and obesity has increased over the last three years, especially in urban areas where «people are more likely to eat cheaper processed food high in trans fats, sugar and salt.» As to him, the city dwellers can no longer be considered food consumers and rural communities food producers. «Sustainable development calls for the strengthening of rural-urban linkages based on a territorial approach,» he said, pushing for «a rural-urban continuum.» Within the event, the mayors, former mayors, economists and urban development experts shared experiences of effective local practices, innovative strategies and lessons learned in addressing global challenges including climate change, food insecurity and malnutrition, food shippers and consumption sustainability, and people wellbeing from a sustainable and resilient food system perspective.

Agro Perspectiva

< Rebrew Brewery launched within Brovary All news for
20.02.2019
Indian 2019/20 sugar output to drop to a three-year low >

22.03.2019  
23:14 Groisman: Ukraine is among global top 7 agricultural exporters, but can do better
22:11 Azerbaijan sugar import up 3 times
18:27 Agrarian Ministry elaborating mineral water hygienic requirements
13:04 Ukrainian sugar beets sowing campaign already started
10:23 Brazil minister says US 'gesture' on beef import insufficient
21.03.2019  
23:19 Kyrgyzstan to produce biofuels from sugar beets
22:48 As of 2018, Ukrainian tobacco companies paid highest profit tax
21:58 Sowing campaign 2019: early spring barley already sown at over 500,000 ha
20:42 On International Day of Forests, FAO announces new forestry education initiatives
18:11 Bangkok experts meeting: Growing alarm over Fall Armyworm advance
20.03.2019  
23:19 Ukrainian 2018 agricultural sector capital investments development up 14%
22:27 Ukrainian dairy products export incomes down
21:36 Ukraine, Iran for agricultural sector active cooperation
19:14 Ukraine, Canada discuss Canadian market opening prospects
18:11 Safe drinking water, sanitation, are basic human rights: new UN Water Development report
19.03.2019  
23:02 Ukrainian total autumn-sown crops have survived winter
22:08 Agroprodservice to sow sugar beets at almost 3,000 ha
20:19 Ukrainian agricultural products output up 3%
18:26 Germany introduces restrictions on nitrogen fertilizers
16:11 South-South cooperation starts within Buenos Aires
18.03.2019  
23:18 Ukrainian Feb sugar export almost 35,000 tons
20:26 Ukrainian grains export over 35 million tons
15:11 Pilot project on raw milk quality control presented within Vinnytsia region
12:36 Azot resumes fertilizer output
09:29 Guterres: Voices of young climate action activists give me hope
15.03.2019  
23:18 Ukrainian domestic meat prices stabilized
22:54 EU to boost duty-free quotas for Ukrainian chicken meat
20:13 Krasniy Pishchevik - Slavgorod will start honey bottling as of Sept
18:56 RF 2019 sugar beets sown area to remain unchanged
16:11 Ukraine purchased Polish pork for almost US$5 million
14:15 ADM and Cargill complete agreement launching technology joint venture focused on farmer profitability
14.03.2019  
23:36 Ukrlandfarming starts 6 regions spring field works
22:19 Sucden: Global sugar deficit to reach 4 million tons
20:34 Ukrainian grains export over 34 million tons
18:09 Agrarian Fund assets up one fourth
16:11 UN: Humanity at crossroads as damage to planet poses growing risk to health
13.03.2019  
23:19 Topchiy: Agrarians quickening their spring field works pace
22:47 State Grains Corporation has invested UAH101 million in self-modernization
19:16 Ukraine expands its dairy products export to Persian Gulf countries
15:32 UN unveils global influenza strategy to prevent real threat of pandemic
13:11 Trump Advances Changes to Unleash Ethanol Sales in Gasoline
12.03.2019  
23:39 Gov expands agrarians support program
22:49 Ukraine has every opportunity to export its organic products to China
19:13 World biggest sugar plant to be constructed within Egypt
17:46 Artemsil paid over UAH650 taxes
14:11 FAO: Red Palm Weevil threatens food security and livelihoods, but it can be contained and eradicated
11.03.2019  
23:06 Ukrainian 2018 sunflower pedigree seeds purchase up 10%
22:13 Sowing campaign 2019: Ukrainian 11 regions start early grains sowing
19:11 Volyn region sugar beets sown areas to be widened
17:03 Ukraine breaks its fruit/nut export record

Also available: 

Agrarian Week in digital



READ ON-LINE





NewsNews - News - News - News - News - News
BriefWeekly Reports - Free article
SubscriptionTariff - News&Reports
AdvertisingMagazine - Site
ConferencesForum AGRO-2013 - DAIRY WORLD-2008 - FERTILIZERS-2010
Exhibitions
For our clientsAgroNewsDaily - Ukrainian Grain&Oilseed Market - Fertilizers - Milk Monthly - Milk Weekly
About usAbout project - Contact
     Lenty.Ru   +
2002 -2019 © Agrarika, ltd.
tel.: +38 (044) 486-9171, 486-8119
fax: +38 (044) 486-8830, 494-4889
e-mail: info@agroperspectiva.com