UN agencies launch new guide to control use of hazardous pesticides

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on UN agencies launch new guide to control use of hazardous pesticides 

UNITED NATIONS, May 11 — The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have released new guidelines to reduce the damage done by pesticides, a UN spokesman said here Tuesday.

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APEC urged to specify targets in reducing food waste

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on APEC urged to specify targets in reducing food waste 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 — Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are being urged to identify their specific targets in reducing food waste.

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China sees record summer grain output

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on China sees record summer grain output 

BEIJING, July 15 — China's summer grain output increased for a 12th consecutive year in 2015 thanks to intensified government support for agriculture and favorable weather, according to new official figures.

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BFAR eyes fishery output rebound in typhoon-weary region

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR eyes fishery output rebound in typhoon-weary region 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 22 – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is optimistic that fisheries production will bounce back this year after five years of consistent decrease due to illegal fishing activities and impacts of super typhoon Yolanda in 2013.

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500 experts gather in Milan for drafting of food charter

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on 500 experts gather in Milan for drafting of food charter 

By Marzia De Giuli

MILAN, Italy, Feb. 8 (PNA/Xinhua) — The foundations were laid in Italy's Milan on Saturday for a charter of commitment to involve countries in pursuing the universal right to healthy and sustainable nutrition related to food-themed Expo Milano 2015.

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