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World Food Day - Poster contest

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October, the day on which the Organization was founded in 1945. Theme for this year will raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farming by focusing world attention on its significant role in eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, in particular in rural areas.

FAO and the Australian Government Build a Modern Curing Tunnel for Date Growers
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 11:28

TunnelsThe Australian Assistance to Agriculture in Balochistan Border Areas project implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) handed over a date curing facility to farmers in Kech District on 12 September 2014. “I appreciate the work done by FAO and the Australian project. The curing tunnel represents a significant step towards better date marketing and improved livelihoods for date producers in the district” said Mr. Anees Tariq Gorgaij, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kech, addressing representatives of the project, farmers and other guests at the hand-over ceremony which took place at Shekani Bazar in Kech district, Mekran Division.

Press Release - FAO, USAID Showcase the Balochistan Agricultural Project at a World’s Premier Horticulture Event
Monday, 15 September 2014 11:55

HorticultureFor the first time ever, the USAID-funded FAO Balochistan Agricultural Project (BAP) was featured at the prestigious and widely acclaimed International Horticultural Congress which took place in Brisbane, Australia on August 17-22, 2014. “Participation in the Congress provided an opportunity to showcase our achievements and share experiences,” said David Doolan, head of the Balochistan Agricultural Project. “We also learned about the latest international initiatives and developments in the field of horticulture,” added Mr. Doolan.



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