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FAO to prepare Pakistan’s first national food security report

Germany contributes €1 million to WFP for food security in Pakistan

FAO and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation join hands for improving food security in Pakistan The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) signed an agreement to develop the first national State of Food Security and Nutrition in Pakistan (SOFI) report. This will be the first national level SOFI report prepared along ... Read More »

Pakistani food festival in Beijing delights foreigners

Pakistani food festival in Beijing delights foreigners

Ambassador Masood says Pakistan food festival to improve Pak-China cultural ties The Musical Food Festival organized by the Pakistan Embassy in Beijing in order to bring people from both the countries further closer allured the significant number of epicureans on its opening ceremony. The food festival, organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing at China World Hotel, is showcasing ... Read More »

Japan New Year’s food Mochi proves deadly again, causes two deaths

Japan New Year’s food Mochi proves deadly again, causes two deaths

Often considered a symbol of longevity, mochi annually brings about sudden deaths “Mochi” a traditional Japanese New Year’s food has made headlines again for claiming lives, two deaths reported in capital city Tokyo. According to Tokyo Fire Department, two people have died in Tokyo and several are in a critical condition after choking on traditional rice cakes as part of ... Read More »

China’s contributions to WFP will assist 158,000 people in Pakistan

China contributed US$1 million to enable WFP food assistance for 158,000 people in KP and FATA The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is grateful to China for its landmark contribution that will provide food and nutrition assistance to displaced people and returnee families in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). According to the World ... Read More »

IRRI and BASF team up to promote direct-seeded rice in Asia

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IRRI and BASF partnership will pave the way for research on the use of non-genetically modified, herbicide-tolerant rice. The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and BASF signed three agreements, paving the way for wider dissemination and adoption of direct-seeded rice (DSR) tools and technologies. Through this partnership, the two organizations will establish a multi-stakeholder DSR Consortium and further research on ... Read More »

Japan creates incredible ice cream that doesn’t melt

Japan creates incredible ice cream that doesn't melt

Researchers from Kanazawa University found a way to maintain the shape of ice cream by increasing its melting point A group of Japanese scientists created incredible ice cream that won’t melt as long as it takes you to eat it. The ice cream has an extract of strawberry that keeps oil and water in the ice cream stuck together for ... Read More »

Pakistan Mango and Food Festival held in Ankara

Pakistan Mango and Food Festival held in Ankara

Pakistan Ambassador in Turkey says he wants to facilitate availability of Pakistani mangos in Turkish markets “Pakistan Mango & Food Festival” held with the aim of further popularizing Pakistani mangoes in Turkey and facilitating their availability in the Turkish market. Pakistan Embassy in Turkey organized a delicious festival celebrating Pakistani mangos in Ankara, Turkey where several varieties of mangos were ... Read More »

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