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Thu 09/04/20
Did you know? Since October, a new photovoltaic system has been steadily producing energy at RAF. The inauguration of this solar energy system is the first in many steps to reduce the carbon footprint of the regional office, and is part of a...
Mon 06/01/20
This month FAO is celebrating the 1st year of operation of the solar PV system installed at FAO Djibouti! In line with the main objective of the FAO Corporate Environmental Responsibility Team to reduce its emissions and environmental impact, the...
Tue 12/06/18
Last week, the United Nations in Nepal took a huge step forwards, towards a future of clean energy, with the installation of a solar-energy system at the UN House in the nation’s capital, Kathmandu. The new system, comprising of 426 photovoltaic (pv...
Thu 11/01/18
The Corporate Environmental Responsibility (CER) Report 2017 monitors the environmental impacts of FAO’s facilities and operations in 2016, as well as reduction efforts implemented at headquarters and decentralized offices in 2017. 
Fri 29/07/16
[Article written by: Jean Philippe Decraene] After an innovative procurement process, FAO has upgraded nearly all corridor lighting around the headquarters buildings. This project will save the Organization approximately USD 71,000 per year and...
Fri 08/07/16
[Article written by: Jean Philippe Decraene] 2016 has begun under the sign of corporate environmental responsibility for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).