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2019 in Somalia started with a dry spell that resulted in the southern area’s worst cereal harvest since 1995. For 21-year-old Madino, who lives with her three children, husband and grandmother in a village in Lower Shabelle region, the consequences...

This World Food Day, you can have your chocolate and fight climate change too! Cocoa that is produced sustainably under dense and diverse tropical forest canopies can help developing countries lower their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and achieve their...

World Food Day 2020
15 October 2020

World Food Day 2020

On October 16th, 1945, delegates from nearly forty countries met in Quebec City, Canada, for the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This day marks the celebration of what is known as ‘World...

Geneva/Rome - As extreme weather and climate events have increased in frequency, intensity and severity, particularly due to climate change, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its partners have warned that early warning systems, followed by early action, are...