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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/18/2024 3:57:08 PM
Half of Gazans are experiencing "catastrophic" hunger, with famine projected to hit the territory's north by May without urgent intervention, a UN-backed food security assessment said Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/3/2024 7:18:18 PM
Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Qu Dongyu, expressed deep appreciation for Egypt’s historical role in the Gaza crisis.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/12/2024 5:56:55 PM
The population of the Gaza Strip is suffering "unprecedented" levels of "near famine-like conditions" as the Israeli war on the Palestinian territory drags on, the UN's agriculture agency said Monday.

Life & Style - Health
7/12/2023 11:01:04 PM
The World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the recent surge in bird flu outbreaks among mammals could help the virus spread more easily among humans.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/8/2023 7:11:52 PM
The ministerial conference of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which was held in Rome from 1- 7 July, unanimously elected Egypt to become a member of the organization’s council for the next three years until 2026.

World - International
7/2/2023 5:21:48 PM
The head of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, Qu Dongyu, was re-elected Sunday for a second term as head of the UN agency.

Business - Economy
6/22/2023 9:07:21 PM
Egypt is expected to import 12 million tons of wheat during the fiscal year 2023/2024, up from 11.6 million tons in 2022/2023, to reclaim its position as the world's top wheat importer, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

World - Region
6/15/2023 6:16:01 PM
In an interview with Ahram Hebdo, Abdul-Hakim Elwaer, Assistant Director General UN FAO Near East and North Africa, says hunger and malnutrition are pressing issues in Arab countries, stressing net-food importing countries, such as Egypt, should increase sustainable agricultural production to reduce heavy reliance on imports.

Business - Economy
6/1/2023 3:10:25 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources has signed three agreements with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on water consumption rationalization projects financed by the Netherlands and Japan, read a cabinet statement on Thursday.

Egypt - Health
4/10/2023 4:51:05 PM
Egypt launched on Sunday the One Health National Strategic Framework 2023-2027, an approach that recognises the close connection between human, animal, and environmental health during health threats.

Opinion -
4/8/2023 12:52:33 AM
A joint message by the Egypt Country Representatives of WHO, FAO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNHCR, IOM and the Resident Coordinator in Egypt on the event of the World Health Day, 7 April 2023.

World - Africa
4/3/2023 7:14:05 PM
Flash floods caused by heavy rains killed at least 21 people, displaced over 100,000 more and destroyed property in the past two weeks in southern Somalia, the United Nations humanitarian agency said on Monday.

Business - Economy
3/13/2023 5:40:24 PM
With the aim of improving agricultural productivity for food security in Egypt, Ambassador of Japan in Egypt Oka Hiroshi has recently signed a financing agreement with Representative of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Egypt Nasredin Hag El-amin to provide a $3.8 million grant aid.

Arts & Culture - Music
1/17/2023 3:58:22 PM
Egyptian rapper and producer Marwan Moussa has been voted Best African Rapper and Best Artist in African Hip-Hop at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2022 edition that concluded Sunday in Senegal’s capital Dakar.

Business - Economy
1/6/2023 5:46:58 PM
World food prices fell for a ninth month in a row in December but hit their highest level on record for the full year in 2022, UN data showed Friday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/12/2022 10:23:42 PM
Egypt’s COP27 Presidency and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched on Saturday the Food and Agriculture for Sustainable Transformation (FAST) at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh.

COP27 - Focus
11/12/2022 9:11:57 PM
Improving cold chains in the production and distribution of food in the developing world is "essential" in fighting climate change and world hunger, said a UN report issued Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/19/2022 5:20:13 PM
Ethiopia is set on monopolising all the water sources emanating from its territory and of attempting to deceive the Nile Basin countries about its true intentions.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
7/13/2022 7:11:06 PM
Faouzia, a Moroccan-Canadian singer-songwriter, will give a concert at Ras El-Hikma, Marsa Matrouh, on 19 August.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/9/2022 3:49:14 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday called for Russia to be expelled from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, blaming Moscow for spurring the global grain crisis by invading his country.

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