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: More scientific research is needed to assure healthy diets for people worldwide

11.06.2019 16:32 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) As of this week, an international symposium The Future of Food (Jun 10–11) is held within Rome, FAO reports. It is to be admitted, the symposium is aimed mainly to discuss the global problem of an unprecedented rise of obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases, also in low- and middle-income countries. As to the report, while speaking within the symposium, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva stressed the key role played by academic and research institutions within helping governments to introduce policy reforms aimed at ensuring that all people have access to healthy diets and can make informed choices on nutritious food. «I would like once more to emphasize that FAO is a knowledge institution. We don’t do research, so we depend on you, on academia — we base our work on what you do. More and more, we would like to strengthen our partnership to do things together and to ensure mutual cooperation,» Graziano da Silva said. He underscored the need for a growth of the scientific evidence to inform the policies and actions taken by governments to combat malnutrition in all its forms. It is to be admitted, the FAO Chief remarks came on the first day of the symposium, which included a roundtable with representatives of academia, and also the signing by FAO of partnership agreements with seven universities and research institutions. These included the American University of Beirut, the University of California, Los Angeles, the Future Food Institute, the Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED), Johns Hopkins University, the University of Nottingham, and University of the Philippines Los Baños. Within the symposium, memorandums of Understanding between FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and academia partners were signed. It is to be noted, the new partnerships are aimed at, among other activities, the creation of joint research programs and studies on topics such as food safety, access to healthy food, and diet-related non-communicable diseases, which stem from malnutrition. The partnerships would also promote policy dialogue and enhance information and knowledge exchange in areas which include food security and nutrition, sustainable management of natural resources, and the urban food agenda.

Agro Perspectiva

< RF spring crops sown at 49.3 million ha All news for
11.06.2019
Kazakhstan to achieve sugar self-sufficiency within 10 years >

23.07.2019  
20:07 Ukrainian this year first half soyoil export 208,700 tons
18:13 FAO Director-General inaugurates World Sustainable Urban Food Centre (CEMAS)
16:11 WHO strongly recommends dolutegravir antiretroviral medication to manage HIV
22.07.2019  
22:43 RF sugar output to exceed 6.4 million tons
20:06 Ukrainian Jul 1 wheat reserves 4 million tons
17:39 Harvesting campaign 2019: agrarians got 32,000 tons rye
16:24 FAO: World is off-track to meet most food and agriculture-related Sustainable Development Goals
11:13 World Food Programme building up action as Zimbabwe droughts leave millions food insecure
19.07.2019  
23:14 USDA downgrades Ukrainian barley 2019 crop forecast to 8.5 million tons
21:49 RF grains crop 35.2 million tons
18:36 Ukrainian 2019 first half soybeans export 1.5 million tons
16:03 Harvesting campaign 2019: agrarians got 15.4 million tons wheat
13:11 FAO, Portuguese Language Countries Community launch Sustainable Family Farming Training Centre
18.07.2019  
23:14 Belarus agrarians got 500,000 tons grains
22:36 USDA estimates Ukrainian sunoil 2019/20 MY output as much as 6.235 million tons
18:08 Ukrainian 2019/20 MY grains export 1.7 million tons
15:53 UN Family Farming Decade launched
13:11 WHO: Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency
17.07.2019  
22:18 Harvesting campaign 2019: agrarians got 19.7 million tons grains
21:41 Ukrainian 2019 first half butter export 11,300 tons
20:03 RF grains crop 33.8 million tons
18:11 FAO: Small island developing states are to start obesity, hunger combatting
15:09 UNAIDS: Greater urgency needed within HIV/AIDS global fight
16.07.2019  
23:17 Ukrainian 2019 first half rice import 32,000 tons
21:31 Harvesting campaign 2019: 480,000 tons peas harvested
19:02 Belarus starts grains large-scale harvesting
16:18 UN Food Security Report: World hunger is still not going down after three years and obesity is still growing
13:11 WHO: Baby sugar-high foods are inappropriately marketed within Europe
15.07.2019  
23:36 Harvesting campaign 2019: agrarians got 10.2 million tons wheat
21:13 Cuba starts sugar importing
16:21 Ukrainian 2018/19 MY grains export hit record high 50 million tons
13:18 Ukrainian 2019 first half palm oil import almost 111,000 tons
10:09 Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, US floods
12.07.2019  
23:07 USDA downgrades Ukrainian wheat 2019 crop forecast to 29 million tons
21:13 Belarus agrarians got 170,000 tons grains
18:56 New UN poverty report reveals vast inequalities between countries
16:02 Ukrainian 2019 first half coffee import 20,600 tons
14:36 UN: Large-scale measles vaccination campaign begins within Ebola-hit Congo province
11.07.2019  
23:14 Thailand 2019/20 MY sugar output to decline by 7%
21:52 Harvesting campaign 2019: agrarians got over 13 million tons grains
16:11 Ukrainian 2019 first half poultry meat export 211,000 tons (import 60,500 tons)
14:27 Rada ratified Ukraine-Israel Free Trade Agreement
11:31 Ukrainian 2019 first half honey export 25,000 tons
10.07.2019  
23:02 Kazakhstan sugar output down 45%
21:17 Ukrainian 2019 first half bulb onion import up to 77,900 tons
19:12 Experts: Kherson region watermelons this year yild to rise 10%
16:39 Belarus winter barley harvesting about ending
13:11 UN: Global response to poverty and environmental goals so far weak
09.07.2019  
23:14 Harvesting campaign 2019: agrarians started oats harvesting
21:27 Brazilian sugar cane sown areas frost-affected

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