The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agricultural Jihad, started the implementation of a technical cooperation program (TCP) to enhance the resilience of Iranian rural communities and agricultural systems and contribute to the prevention and mitigation of the effects of extreme climatic events.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), as part of its multilateral project to support Iran in reducing the agriculture water consumption in the Lake Urmia basin, equips Iranian experts with the requisite knowledge and skills to implement the advanced approach of Real Water Savings (REWAS) in the agriculture sector.
To provide an inclusive platform to address climate-related issues in Iran, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Environment (DOE), as the National Designated Authority (NDA) of Green Climate Fund, joined to bring together and build capacity of around 100 local, national and international stakeholders to discuss climate finance.
The Near East and North Africa region is not on track to eliminate hunger and malnutrition; hunger is on the rise in the region; overweight and obesity levels among adults and children are spiraling upwards; and the COVID-19 pandemic affects both food security and livelihoods; these are among the major challenges highlighted at the 35th FAO Regional Conference for the Near East.
Iran has followed strategies for food security and livelihoods such as changing the cultivating season, changing cultivars, using new technologies, transferring cultivation from outdoor to indoor, limiting the cultivation of some crops such as rice in some geographical areas, increasing the volume of annually stored water through watershed management operations, soil erosion control, and also increase of forage production.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized a three-day workshop to equip Iranian experts with operational knowledge and skills required to establish a country-level Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS).
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations delivers two more consignments of desert locust control equipment and materials to Iran to further enhance national technical capacity to prevent and decrease the damages caused by this migratory pest.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in close partnership with its national stakeholders in Iran and Mongolia provides a unique opportunity to transfer technical expertise and international experiences in Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) systems to Iranian experts.
FAO: Promoting sustainable land management practices are critical to improve people’s livelihoods
The Representation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran commemorates World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020, highlighting the importance of promoting sustainable production and consumption.
While the world fights to slow the spread of COVID-19, the worst pandemic experienced in a century, countries in South and Southwest Asia are simultaneously responding to plagues of pests which threaten to worsen hunger and the livelihoods of millions of people, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned on Saturday.
As part of an ongoing support provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to Iran for controlling desert locust infestation, the first consignment of pest-control equipment supplied by the organization, was delivered to the country’s plant protection authority.
Yemen, already pushed to the brink of famine by a five-year war, could see a “catastrophic” food security situation due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.