United Nations Initiatives
Azerbaijan almost self-sufficient in meat & dairy products   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Trend - Agriculture Minister Inam Karimov said at an event dedicated to the launch of a partnership program with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Under the partnership ...
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Intercountry meeting to fight malnutrition in the Region   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Naija Gist - Latest - The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is holding an intercountry consultative meeting for nutrition focal points from 22 to 24January 2019, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
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Sierra Leone Business: International food commodity prices hold steady in December   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Awoko Newspaper - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said in a statement. FAO Food Price Index posted a decline in 2018 as only cereal quotations increased, and the Index averaged 161 ...
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These Are the World’s Most Innovative Countries   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - Sources: Bloomberg, International Labour Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, World Intellectual Property Organization, United Nations Educational,...
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State-of-the-art climate model shows how we can solve crisis   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Phys.org - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report warned last October that the planet must be kept below the dangerous temperature rise of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels if ...
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How the Grimsby area prepared for the Millennium Bug - and it was a bit like no-deal Brexit   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Millennium Project
Source: Grimsby Telegraph - At the time, Stephen Mattern, IT operations manager at the hospital, said a Millennium Project Team had been set up to work beyond 2000 to ensure everything runs smoothly. He said: "It is a potential threat to all services a...
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FAO, Tanzania join hand to strengthen food, nutrition security info   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: IPPMEDIA - THE Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Agriculture have launched a special project that aims to strengthen Tanzania’s Food and Nutrition...
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'We need more African scientists'   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Independent Online - Durban - THE chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) hoped that more young African people would get involved as scientists and reviewers. Dr Hoesung Lee was speaking yesterday at the Durban ICC where...
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How a Foreign Reporter Got Jaded Over the United Nations   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: The American Conservative - I’d just landed outside the city of Semera in Ethiopia’s northeast Afar region. I know Ethiopia pretty well, having traveled and worked there since 2000, but this was my first time to this remote area, once known for...
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ILO urges world leaders to guarantee workers' rights as robots cut jobs   
(Tuesday - January 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: The Guardian - Designed to address rapid changes in the workplace triggered by the rise of the robot economy and technological automation, the International Labour Organization said a package of measures was required to put the world economy on...
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