Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive and sustainable is key to prevent food loss and waste from continuing to undermine efforts to eradicate hunger, improve nutrition and reduce the strain on natural resources and the environment. This was the message that resonated today from an event during which the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), together with partners, marked International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste.
Former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida won the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s presidential election Wednesday in a runoff vote against vaccination minister Taro Kono, making him all but certain to become Japan’s next prime minister, Kyodo news agency reported.
Germany’s center-left Social Democratic Party (SDP) won Sunday’s general election with 25.7 percent of the vote, beating the conservative union CDU/CSU, according to the provisional election results released by the Federal Returning Officer early Monday morning.
American scientists believe that vaccination after recovery from COVID-19 allows people to get a "superhuman" immune response that better protects against new strains of infection.
The first Russian-made fuel bundles with experimental ATF fuel rods (Advanced Technology Fuel), have been loaded into VVER-1000 reactor core at the power unit 2 of the Rostov NPP in South-West Russia, which has resumed operations after the scheduled maintenance and refueling.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus intends to discuss the problem of stopping aid to the health sector in Afghanistan, TOLOnews TV channel notes.
An 18-year-old student Timur Bekmansurov opened the shooting at Perm State National Research University this morning. As a result, 5 people died, 6 were injured. The exact data on the dead and injured are being specified. During the arrest the criminal was wounded by the police. The TFR opened a criminal case into the murder.
Shots are fired on the territory of Perm University, there are people killed, a source in the ambulance service told Interfax.
About 5.5 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have already been administrated around the world. Such data was announced today at a briefing by the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus, TASS reports.