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Fri 16/08/13
The dust may be starting to settle after all the excitement of World Environment Day, but at FAO Headquarters in Rome long-term measures to reduce food waste are already showing promising results.
Thu 30/08/12
Well ok, so it's not really a first screening, but FAO have given Greening the Blue permission to give you a sneak peak of the first film in a series they are currently producing to create awareness and inspire environmentally responsible...
Thu 08/03/12
Does it really matter which bin you put your paper cup in? And what happens to all the stuff in the composting bin anyway? FAO InTouch (the FAO in-house magazine) has been investigating... Each year the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...
Wed 18/01/12
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Commission are teaming up to help Malawi, Viet Nam and Zambia transition to a “climate-smart” approach to agriculture.The €5.3 million project announced today seeks to make...
Tue 27/09/11
The vast potential of grasslands to support sustainable livelihoods while trapping atmospheric carbon and helping slow down global warming is one step closer to being realised. Large swathes of the world's grasslands are moderately to severely...
Thu 01/04/10
For eye-catching publicity, the 'Plastic Water Bottle Awareness Campaign' should win some sort of award. Dreamed up by a couple of concerned individuals at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, it also fits squarely with the agency's...
Thu 01/04/10
 A lot of the UN's work is done through conferences, and they're obviously meant to have an impact. Their environmental impacts, on the other hand, are rightly under critical scrutiny. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has made it a...
Thu 01/04/10
Leading the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on to a greener path - that's the essence of what Julie MacKenzie was asked to do, over a 20 month period from 2008 to 2009. More specifically, as the organization's Environmental Management...
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