Sheikh Mohamed welcomed Beasley's visit to the UAE, which is made within the framework of cooperation and coordination between the UAE humanitarian organisations and the WFP to help the needy and affected people in different parts of the world.
North Korea is experiencing its worst drought in over a century, official media reported on Friday, days after the World Food Programme expressed “very serious concerns” about the situation in the country.
Across the planet, more than a billion tons of essential, nutritious, life-sustaining food goes to waste each year. It is being eaten by weevils in sub-Saharan Africa and inadvertently passed
How many of us know that what we eat is contributing to climate change. And that our love for steaks and burgers is driving the environment crazy. Should we not change our eating pattern, global warming will eventually leave us hungry (“Countries should ensure sustainable land use”, Aug. 8, Gulf Today). That is shocking. I too was taken aback
When it comes to food, we are surrounded by an abundance that our ancestors could only have dreamed of. One of my new colleagues at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) spoke about a farmer who described how, when he was a boy in the 1940s, his father had wept as he tore out
Dieticians claim that, in order to stay healthy we must have at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. This is aside from the fact that very few people actually eat five times a day anyway. Rather than sitting down to a full breakfast and two proper meals (lunch and dinner) nutritionists have always said that rather our eating habits should
As countries across the globe get set to mark the World Food Day on Wednesday, one key question that needs to be asked is what effective measures can be taken across sectors
The one about rethinking about food and land use is a nice column but it brims with a positivity that doesn’t quite fit into the current state of affairs. Even talking very positively about Brexit, where the author says, ‘Outside the EU we can and will replace it with a system that rewards good stewardship of land and nature, and which also helps
With poor diet now topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty calories, especially in emerging Asian economies, according to the winner of a prestigious global prize dubbed the “Nobel for food.”
Joining forces, the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, and the World Health Organisation, WHO, flagged that "food safety is a shared responsibility" with a role for everyone to play, from governments, industry and producers to