Efforts to save sea turtles are a 'global conservation success story'

A new study of the world’s seven sea turtle species provides evidence that their numbers are growing overall (unlike many endangered vertebrates), thanks to years of conservation efforts…

Global call for zero tolerance on food loss and waste

Global call for zero tolerance on food loss and waste

Global call for zero tolerance on food loss and waste

Changing the way tomatoes are packaged can help reduce food loss during transportation. 20 September 2017, New York – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has joined in calls…

Emerging disease further jeopardizes North American frogs

A deadly amphibian disease called severe Perkinsea infections, or SPI, is the cause of many large-scale frog die-offs in the United States, according to a new study by…

New partnership between ITU and FAO to bolster ICT innovation in agriculture

New partnership between ITU and FAO to bolster ICT innovation in agriculture

New partnership between ITU and FAO to bolster ICT innovation in agriculture

A telecommunications antenna in a rural village in Niger. 18 September 2017, New York – The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations…

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58 Years After, Fresh Tomatoes Arrive Lagos From Kano By Rail

History will be made this evening as fresh tomatoes from Kano arrive Lagos by rail after 58 years. Emmanuel Itoya Ijewere, one of Nigeria’s eminent businessmen with extensive experience and interests across the banking, finance and agricultural spectrums disclosed…