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Today, 4 March 2021, the FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, held a virtual meeting with Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility (GEF). The two heads discussed the importance of bridging agriculture and environment, and agreed on the...

The Climate Risks team within FAO’s Office of Climate Change, Environment and Biodiversity (OCB) has developed a climate risk screening system to climate-proof programmes and projects and ensure they comply with the highest international standards from concept to final evaluation. 

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With the right tools and training, women can add a different perspective to land-use planning that can make land management more sustainable, inclusive and climate. Joanita Nabulime, a GIS Technician at the National Forestry Authority (NFA) of Uganda, collects forest...

For the love of pulses!
09 February 2021

Red, green, white, black, brown… name a colour and we can give you a pulse! And what exactly is a pulse, you might ask? Well, pulses are a sub-group of legumes that are harvested for their dry seeds. Beans, lentils...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today welcomed a €40 million contribution from Germany to help farmers and fishers withstand threats like COVID-19 and extreme climate events.

The funding from Germany's KfW development bank will support FAO's...

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