FAO welcomes resolution as a leap forward in galvanising international action on nutrition
1 April 2016, New York - The United Nations General Assembly today proclaimed a UN Decade of Action on Nutrition that will run from 2016 to 2025. FAO welcomed the decision, calling it a major step towards mobilising action around reducing hunger and improving nutrition around the world.
(TORONTO) Today, Bliss Baker, the President of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA), sent letters to congratulate national leaders of 13 countries that highlighted biofuels as part of their Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) plans at the recent Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris.
FAO Director-General and President of Security Council share views on importance of early warning information
30 March 2016, New York - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and the President of the UN Security Council, Ambassador Ismael Gaspar Martins, have concurred upon the importance of the use of FAO’s regular advanced and updated analysis of food security status in countries in conflict, during a meeting held in the President’s Office, in New York, at the sidelines of the UNSC’s Arria Formula on Food Security and Peace.
IFPRI’s flagship publication, the 2016 Global Food Policy Report, is now available.
The report examines the major food policy issues, developments, and international commitments of 2015, presents the latest research and data on key food policy indicators, and proposes policy options for 2016 and beyond.