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 - Today, World Food Day marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Born on the wake of catastrophe - World ...read more
16/10/2020
 - Urgent action required to stem crises, FAO Director-General tells UN High-Level meeting Initial and ongoing assessments by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) provide strong indications ...read more
09/06/2020
 - Tools are available to wrestle Fall Armyworm, a voracious invasive species that is ravaging crops in Africa, Asia and the Near East, and it is imperative ...read more
27/02/2020
 - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today the Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa threatened to provoke a humanitarian crisis and appealed for urgent funding ...read more
30/01/2020
 - Desert Locust swarms in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia - already unprecedented in their size and destructive potential - could swell exponentially and spill over into more ...read more
20/01/2020
 - Thanks to CERF, humanitarian actors can act fast to save lives. For FAO, this is vital. In crises, saving lives means protecting people’s access to food. ...read more
09/12/2019
 - The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of ...read more
25/04/2019
 - Japan has contributed over $8 million (JPY 891,000,000) to back FAO’s work on enhancing food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households in conflict-ridden Yemen, ...read more
01/02/2019
 - The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva called for greater funding for a sustainable response to the refugee crisis in Uganda, after concluding a visit today ...read more
30/08/2017
 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery ...read more
17/08/2017
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