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UN: World on a ‘catastrophic pathway’ to 2.7° of heating

UN: World on a ‘catastrophic pathway’ to 2.7° of heating

The world is on a “catastrophic pathway” to 2.7° of heating by the end of the century unless wealthy countries...

September 19, 2021

Creed pledges €70 million to UN World Food Programme

Creed pledges €70 million to UN World Food Programme

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed pledged €70 million in funding to the United Nations World Food...

December 5, 2018

Bord Bia joins the United Nations Global Compact

Bord Bia joins the United Nations Global Compact

Bord Bia has become a registered participant of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), committing to supporting a range of sustainable...

July 4, 2018

€20m advance funding provided to the UN World Food Programme

€20m advance funding provided to the UN World Food Programme

An advance payment of €20m was made to the the UN World Food Programme (WFP) by the Minister for Agriculture, Food...

December 23, 2016

‘Agriculture has a big role to play in lowering greenhouse gas emissions’

‘Agriculture has a big role to play in lowering greenhouse gas emissions’

The agriculture sector needs to take steps to combat climate change while also preparing itself for the obstacles it will present,...

October 23, 2016

Record global wheat production forecast for harvest 2016 – FAO

Record global wheat production forecast for harvest 2016 – FAO

Record global wheat production forecast for this year’s harvest are helping keep inventories ample and prices low, according to the...

October 10, 2016

Ireland provides over €20m in assistance to UN world food programme

Ireland provides over €20m in assistance to UN world food programme

Ireland has committed to providing €20m in humanitarian assistance to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and €100,000 to the...

July 25, 2016

Ireland commits to reducing greenhouse gases by 40% by 2030

Ireland commits to reducing greenhouse gases by 40% by 2030

Ireland today committed to reducing greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2030, by signing the Paris Agreement on climate...

April 22, 2016