2020 Top Stories | News

What is the best way to support quality-of-life for the elderly?

In a world engrossed by technology, where the social media abounds, something needs to be done to include older people who are not only missing out on potential benefits, but also have much to contribute. This idea underpins working being done to create TURNTABLE, a platform supporting healthy and active ageing among older adults, helping to prolong independent living...read more here

FAO Europe - Central Asia Webinar: lifting lockdowns - what next for food systems?

FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia organized a Webinar on Tuesday 28th May 2020 aimed to mitigate the covid-19 impacts on food production, processing, and logistics of supply chains.

As countries ease lockdown measures, a new set of challenges emerges for food production, processing, and logistics of supply chains. Some of these can provide opportunity for growth, given that policymakers and value chain actors play their part.

Watch the webinar here.

News from Consiglio per la ricerca e l’analisi dell’economia agraria - Centro Alimenti e Nutrizione (CREA, IT) 

The Consiglio per la ricerca e l'analisi dell' economia agraria - Centro Alimenti e Nutrizione (CREA, IT) published a new online platform, AlimentiNUTrizione which provides the most advanced knowledge on food composition. The Italian Food Composition Tables were also updated in December 2019... read more here