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Agriculture is one of the sectors most vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events, so managing climate risks across agricultural investment projects is fundamental. 

The new guidance document, Climate resilient practices: typology and guiding material for climate risk screening, is...

Rome and virtual locations, 22 April 2021 – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, today told participants in a virtual Food for Earth “global marathon” that sustainability was a “fundamental concept and...

If we want to tackle climate change, our agri-food systems are one of the key places to start. We need to look at the way we farm, the way we eat and the way we use our natural resources. Agriculture...

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to food security, poverty reduction and sustainable development across the world. To cope with the consequences of climate change, innovative solutions are needed. Blockchain technology is one of them – but what...

From lab to market
20 April 2021

Since 2016, FAO has been looking at how a sustainable and circular bioeconomy could for countries be a new, much needed economic model with many benefits; reviewing the latest microbiome research to deepen our understanding of nutrition and...