Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, explains that while an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the worst drought in 50 years, the legacy of last year’s El Niño along with low rainfall during a critical season pose renewed risks now, ...read more
Today, there are 795 million hungry people in the world. Food is a basic human right, yet this right is violated every day. The magnitude and impact of crises and ...read more
Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, talks about the background motivation for calling the World Humanitarian Summit, illustrating the commitments and initiatives that will be taken during ...read more
The video showcases the FAO response to the Nepal earthquakes. All the activities supported by FAO in the aftermath of the earthquakes are highlighted through the beneficiary interview.
With just six weeks left before the start of Ethiopia's main cropping season, farmers urgently need seeds and agricultural support if they are to sow their fields in time and ...read more
According to a FAO update, North Korea’s total food production – including cereals, soybeans and potatoes in cereal equivalent - is estimated to have fallen in 2015, the first drop ...read more