As part of the “Integrated Program for Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Lake Urmia Basin,” the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Urmia Lake Restoration Program (ULRP) held a four-day workshop for Iranian experts and trained them on advanced methods to map evapotranspiration of agricultural areas, using remote sensing satellite data.
A recent report on the first phase of the project titled, ‘Improve Agriculture Monitoring Systems through Satellite Imagery for Iran,’ funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), reveals how the introduction of high-resolution satellite imagery enabled the country to gather near-real time crop and field information.
Global food prices declined in August, driven by sharp falls in the prices of staple cereals and sugar, according to a report issued today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to a new FAO report titled The State of the World's Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Department of Environment of the Islamic Republic of Iran (DOE) held the Inception Workshop of the “Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Programme” that aims to strengthen the country’s capacity to access climate finance to implement its commitments to reducing emission and strengthening resilience.
Desert Locust summer breeding, amplified by heavy rains, can pose a serious threat to agricultural production areas of Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia and northern Somalia during the next three months, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned.
Global food prices declined marginally in June, as lower prices of dairy products and vegetable oils more than offset a significant jump in maize quotations, and are now very close to their level of a year ago, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released on Sunday.
Highlighting the ongoing decline of biodiversity and resilience in natural forests in the Asia-Pacific region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in its newest comprehensive report regarding the future of forest in the Asia-Pacific region has asked country members to take firm measures to reverse this trend.
Iran ready to cooperate with UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on developing the value chain of Iranian saffron as part of efforts to boost marketing in Iran and expand export network for the product.
Despite ample food supplies, persistent conflicts and adverse climate shocks are taking a toll on global food security, according to a new report launched on Thursday by the United Nation’s agriculture agency.