FAO has been taking action by providing direct assistance to cities through a variety of programmes and projects, including Technical Cooperation Projects, the Decentralized Cooperation Programme, Emergency Operations Projects, TeleFood Projects, etc.
Such assistance includes the development of specific strategy and action plans and programmes:
to support urban and peri-urban agriculture production
to enhance access to quality irrigation water for urban and peri-urban agriculture;
to improve the urban food supply and distribution systems;
to support small livestock and dairy production;
to promote urban and peri-urban forestry;
to provide emergency support to internally displaced persons and other communities at risks.
Click on the map to see all FAO urban and peri-urban projects around the world with further details for each project available in a brief description.