- Severe water scarcity affects 2/3rd of global population, says FAO chief Thursday, March 22, 2018 Two-thirds of the global population lives under conditions of severe water scarcity for at least a part of the year. This was stated by Jose Graziano da Silva, director general, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in a video message for the eighth essay of the World Water Forum in Brasilia. - Algiers’ CIC hosts print technology fair printpack alger’s sixth essay Tuesday, March 20, 2018 The sixth essay of printpack alger, the international trade fair dedicated to print technologies and packaging in Algeria, the Maghreb and West Africa, took place at the state-of-the-art Centre International de Conférences CIC in Algiers recently. - India has 30-35 MT storage space & 12,700 reefer vehicles, says Kohli Monday, March 19, 2018 India has 30-35 million tonne (MT) storage space. However, on the transport side, it has 12,700 reefer trucks. Over 90 per cent of the bulk cold storage available in the country is used for potatoes and chillies. - Aahar concludes; 55,000 in attendance; awards & product launches galore Monday, March 19, 2018 The international food, beverage and hospitality fair, Aahar, concluded here on Saturday with officials claiming an attendance of nearly 55,000 business visitors and delegates from India and abroad. - Agri African & Asian economies’ backbone with regards to food security Saturday, March 17, 2018 When it comes to employment generation and food security, agriculture and allied sectors still remain the backbone of the economies of the most of the African and Asian countries.