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USAID LAUNCHES A NEW ACTIVITY TO STRENGTHEN AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN UZBEKISTAN

USAID Launches a New Activity to Strengthen Agribusiness Development in Uzbekistan Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development(USAID) announced the launch of the new $18.9 million USAID Agribusiness Development Activity that will support private sector-led growth in agriculture and related sectors in Uzbekistan. The USAID Agribusiness Development Activity will capitalize on previous USAID investments and advancements in the sector …

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HIGHLIGHTS UZBEKISTAN’S WILLINGNESS TO HELP NEIGHBOURS

Coronavirus crisis highlights Uzbekistan’s willingness to help neighbours Uzbekistan has sent trains full of aid to Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan as citizens work together to support each other. TASHKENT — Uzbekistan is sending humanitarian aid to help fight the coronavirus pandemic in neighbouring countries as citizens band together to take care of the nation’s poor and …

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CENTRAL ASIA AGRICULTURE MINISTERS EXCHANGE PANDEMIC EXPERIENCES AND POLICY WORK ON FOOD SECURITY

Central Asia agriculture ministers exchange pandemic experiences and policy work on food security With the COVID-19 pandemic raging all over the globe, safeguarding nutrition and agriculture is vital for every country. Sharing experiences and coordinating policy work are critical building blocks for achieving this goal. This was the reason for FAO and Uzbekistan, as the …

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UZBEKISTAN SHORES UP FOOD DEFENSES AS CORONAVIRUS RAGES

Uzbekistan shores up food defenses as coronavirus rages Uzbekistan has long prided itself on being the breadbasket of Central Asia, but the unfurling of the coronavirus crisis has raised concerns that the country may be poised to endure troubles with food security. The solution could lie in falling back on methods that have recently fallen …

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PROTECTIVE BIO-SHELL COULD EXTEND EGG SHELF LIFE

Protective bio-shell could extend egg shelf life By: Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade [SÃO PAULO] A biofilm developed in Brazil could extend the shelf life of eggs in the world’s poorest and hottest regions, where they spoil faster and are vulnerable to germs. According to its creators, the new technology could extend eggs’ lifespan from 30 days …

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FAST FOOD IS COMFORTING, BUT IN LOW-INCOME AREAS IT CROWDS OUT FRESHER OPTIONS

Fast food is comforting, but in low-income areas it crowds out fresher options Many Americans take comfort in the routine of jumping into the car and grabbing a burger. They choose restaurants with familiar faces behind the counter. They even yearn for a favorite “greasy spoon” diner while having to cook for themselves at home during COVID-19. People …

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DON’T PANIC, EXPERTS SAY AFTER COVID-19 ANIMAL KILLINGS

Don’t panic, experts say after COVID-19 animal killings Animal disease specialists are seeking to calm fears that domestic livestock and pets can spread coronavirus, as lockdowns make protein sources scarce in some lower-income countries. In many societies, chickens, cows and other animals are kept at home for eggs, milk and meat. Recent reports that cats …

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FOOD SECURITY AND COVID-19

Food Security and COVID-19 Alarmed by a potential rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries and organizations are mounting special efforts to keep agriculture safely running as an essential business, markets well supplied in affordable and nutritious food, and consumers still able to access and purchase food despite movement restrictions and income …

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AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY The number of hungry people worldwide continues to rise, according to the latest UN report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World. The joint report by UN agencies gauges whether the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger remains achievable. Speaking on the need to improve not only …