UN Alarms World Over Loss of 100 million Hectares of Forests In Two Decades
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization reported a loss of nearly 100 million hectares of forests in two decades. It indicated that Sub-Saharan African and Southeast Asian forests suffered major losses. It also noted the agriculture and animal-husbandry as major reasons for deforestation in less developed nations like Ivory-Coast, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brazil. On the contrary, China, France, Britain, Canada and Australia have shown … read-more
Tags: environment, deforestation, United Nations, FAO, Urbanisation, Climate Change
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Global Food Price Rise by 2% in a Row in August, Says FAO
On September 3, the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations announced that the global food price has risen for the third consecutive month in August due to high demand. The FAO food price index tracked the international prices of the most commonly traded food commodities, which averaged to 96.1 points in August. Reportedly, the points have reached the highest by 2% than the previous month.
Tags: FAO, United Nations, food, FOOD PRICES
Courtesy: ANI News