Minister McConalogue concludes World Food Programme visit to Africa
Amy Forde
WFP South Sudan, under the leadership of country director, and Donegal native, Mary Ellen McGroarty, is supporting farmers to diversify their systems, says minister.
29 January 2024 News
President Higgins to receive UN Food and Agriculture Organisation medal
The medal is conferred upon international figures who have undertaken outstanding efforts to advance the cause of global food security, poverty alleviation and nutrition.
17 December 2023 News
Good COP28 - at least for Irish agriculture
FAO publications at COP28 show Irish agriculture in a better place on emissions than it is given credit for.
Emissions from agriculture lower than previously thought
Agriculture now estimated to cause 12% of global GHG emissions and 25% reduction target for livestock set for 2030.
13 December 2023 News
Minister to highlight sustainable food systems at COP28
"My attendance at COP is an important opportunity to contribute to the global dialogue on sustainable food systems," Minister McConalogue said.
7 December 2023 News