The Representative and Country Head UNFAO
Mina Dowlatchahi and the Vice Chancellor Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam Prof.
The purpose for the establishment of UNFAO
Resource Center at SAU Tandojam is to building cooperation and collaboration with the stakeholders for the development of the Agriculture Sector and to improvement of the livelihood of farming community of Sindh.
Prof Dr Mohammad Ismail Kumbhar briefed the UNFAO
mission regarding SAU's interventions.
said, ' These act as platforms of community-based management of agricultural biodiversity that can ensure effective implementation of farmers' rights through the recognition of local knowledge of agricultural biodiversity, participation in decision-making concerning its conservation, benefit sharing and the existence of a supportive policy and seed regulatory framework.'
He was exchanging his views with the UNFAO
delegation met him, led by UNFAO
Country Leader Ms.
team briefed various aspects of cooperation including Water Management, Eradication of Drought, Improvement of Live Stock and Fisheries Sector, and Capacity Development of Irrigation System.
Nadya Al Saadi, executive director of the OAPGRC, said the UNFAO
estimates that approximately 805 million of the world's 7.3 billion population, or 1 in 9 persons, suffered from chronic undernourishment between 2012 and 2014.
Dr Khan will present his research paper titled "Decline in Freshwater Natural Resources and future of Inland Fisheries & Aquaculture: Threatened Livelihood and Food Security in Indus Valley, Pakistan" in the forthcoming UNFAO
conference to be held in Rome, Italy from January 2528, 2015.
16) for which all entries from the country's 17 regions were adjudged by Philippine agriculture and UNFAO
officials at the Department of Agriculture's compound in Quezon City.
He disclosed that the project funded by his government in Basey is in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO
) and the Department of Agriculture (DA).
The project is funded by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO
) with a grant of N$4.
Al Zain al Muzamel, Representative of Food and Agriculture at the UNFAO
said in a speech that the celebration to mark the World Food Day comes in a bid to improve dietary to achieve the vision of the organization towards a free-of-hunger world.