Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • FAO scales up technical assistance to Iran on desert locust infestation

    FAO scales up technical assistance to Iran on desert locust infestation

    Tehran, Apr 15, IRNA - Food and Agriculture Organization allocates additional funds to strengthen Iran’s national capacity for better management and control of desert locust, said a statement released by the UN agency on Wednesday.

  • FAO extends its support and advice in addressing COVID-19 outbreak 

    FAO extends its support and advice in addressing COVID-19 outbreak 

    Tehran, March 2, IRNA - FAO is working to measure the impact on smallholder farmer’s livelihood. FAO is also collaborating closely with its partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China, to assist in identifying the potential animal hosts of this virus. FAO Office in Tehran announced on Monday.

  • FAO, ULRP, IRIMO conduct drought vulnerability, impact assessment in Urmia Lake basin

    FAO, ULRP, IRIMO conduct drought vulnerability, impact assessment in Urmia Lake basin

    Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA– The initial findings of a drought vulnerability and impact assessment in the Urmia Lake basin conducted to help the implementation of an integrated drought management system in the region have been further re-examined and validated by FAO and Iranian experts in Tehran.

  • FAO, WFP support Afghan refugees residing in Iran to initiate alternative livelihoods

    FAO, WFP support Afghan refugees residing in Iran to initiate alternative livelihoods

    Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the World Food Program (WFP) and Iran’s Bureau of Aliens and Foreign Immigrants’ Affairs, has established a greenhouse in a settlement in Semnan Province, providing the Afghan refugees with new sustainable livelihoods opportunities, the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Tehran said in a press release on Tuesday.

  • FAO, Iran sign MoU to prevent floods

    FAO, Iran sign MoU to prevent floods

    Tehran, Dec 18, IRNA - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) and Iran’s Soil and Water Department of Agricultural Jihad Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday to help prevent floods in the country worth $395,000.