Register for Fishackathon 2016 – Rome, Italy

From FAO and Fishackathon  FAO will be hosting the first Rome venue for Fishackathon 2016 during the Earth Day weekend of 22-24 April at the FAO Headquarters “This is the first time this event is being held at the United Nations. We believe it is fitting that FAO, with its long commitment to supporting member countries

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FAO Report: Supporting rural youth entrepreneurship to reduce migration in Honduras

From FAO  In case you missed it, learn about the work that FAO is doing for youth in Honduras through this report on decent employment opportunities for rural youth: Country: Honduras; Americas Abstract: In Honduras, rural youth face considerable challenges in accessing productive and decent employment opportunities. Consequently, many young people have sought opportunities elsewhere. In 2010, the

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The potential of agricultural biotechnologies in assisting family farmers

From FAO Tools to help fight hunger and to improve food systems - FAO symposium Much more must be done to ensure that family farmers, especially those in developing countries, have access to agricultural biotechnologies that can make their activities more productive and sustainable in the face of major challenges such as climate change and

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Wanted: Young, passionate people to speak up at the World Forestry Congress

Are you: 18–35 years old? Actively involved in a youth-led initiative or project created to benefit people, forests and the environment? Interested in sharing your success stories and lessons learned with the global forestry audience? Interested in having your project/initiative profiled at the XIV World Forestry Congress? Apply to be an inspiring youth speaker and

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FAO Photo Contest on Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a photo contest to raise awareness about the importance of nutrition, emphasizing that it starts with what we eat: the products of the food and agriculture sector. FAO wishes to engage the general public in an international effort to improve nutrition, aided by images

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