Slide backgroundTransforming Food Systems for Improved NutritionA PSM EventRSVP Here
Slide backgroundPSM Annual General Meeting - June 25, 2019Register Now
Slide backgroundNominations for PSM Focal PointNow Open
Slide backgroundSubmit your CFS46 Side EventIdeas Now
Slide backgroundRead theCFS45 Side EventReports
Slide backgroundCFS45Report
Slide backgroundCFS 45: Read the Report.
Slide background

2018

Agriculture

Youth in

Latest News

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative, and the European Commission are pleased to launch a call for experts for the establishment of a Working Group to develop a global and regional assessment of the state of knowledge on soil biodiversity.

23 June 2019, Rome – Qu Dongyu of China was elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 23 June 2019. Qu Dongyu received a total of 108 votes out of 191 cast, constituting a majority in the first round. The election took place during the 41st session of the FAO Conference (22-29 June 2019), the highest governing body of the Organization. 

The Business and Industry Major Group (B&I) in New York has found two volunteers to take on the role of focal point: Norine Kennedy, Vice President, Strategic International Engagement, Environment and Energy Affairs, United States Council for international Business (USCIB); and Shea Gopaul, Special Representative to the UN for the International Organization of Employers (IOE). 

In 2013, McDonald’s made commitments to increase customers’ access to fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and water on its menu with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, an organization that was co-founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation.  The global commitment was independently verified in the 20 top markets that represent 85% of McDonald’s global sales.

"Training young people in farming and processing is a waste of money if there is no road to get them to market - or… https://t.co/fjQmuWMoql
About an hour ago