Tag Archives: FAO


Save Food initiative launched in Moscow

13 Feb 2017


A roundtable centered on addressing the challenge of food loss and waste reduction in different subsectors of the Russian economy was held at the UN House in Moscow. The event, drugs co-organized by the FAO Liaison Office in Moscow (FAOLOR) and the Retail Companies? Association of Russia (ACORT), gathered representatives from the Ministry of [...]


Russian market may be on the rebound

13 Feb 2017

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There is confidence in Russia about the year that has just begun: following a difficult period, visit dominated by political tensions, link a drop in the oil price and a weak rouble, experts are now working on the assumption that the domestic economy will be moving out of recession. The World Bank is [...]


We need to eat more insects

27 May 2014

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According to the FAO, there demand for animal proteins is expected to rise by over 30% by 2050. The expanding population and changing dietary habits in the developing world are putting pressure on existing protein sources. Rising demand is likely to hike meat and grain prices, drugstore and further strain seafood supply. Increasing [...]


Technology may help reduce food waste

27 Aug 2013

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About a third of the food produced for human consumption never gets eaten. That?s a lot wasted?some 1.3 billion metric tons worldwide each year, site according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. If you could magically eliminate this prodigious loss, you could readily feed the 3 billion or so more [...]