21.02.2018

Information on the water quality of lakes and rivers worldwide is provided by a new online portal by the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme.

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Scientists are developing a new life cycle assessment method to calculate the CO2 footprint of agricultural products from crop rotation systems.

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The Hindu Kush Himalayan region has been hit hard by the impact of climate change. To help the local people to adapt to this new reality, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) is supporting the International Centre for Integrated...

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Climate change

15.12.2017

  Agriculture is a major contributing factor to climate change; at the same time, it is one of the areas most affected by climate change, which is jeopardising global food security. But is the significance of agriculture...

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African countries are faced with Fall Armyworm (FAW) infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers. A new FAO-Guide aims to help farmers in fighting FAW in an integrated, ecological and...

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