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Call for a united front as global health takes a stake in the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit

Geneva, 9 September 2021 Food systems are interconnected with regards to global challenges such as hunger, climate change, poverty, and inequality. The response from food systems...

New working papers shed light on rural livelihoods

The Rural Livelihoods Information System (RuLIS) compiles and disseminates harmonized household and individual-level data and indicators on different aspects of rural livelihoods, including off-farm and...

UN report: Pandemic year marked by spike in world hunger

12 July 2021, Rome - There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today - much of it likely related...

Off-farm activities are a growing share of food-system greenhouse gas emissions

FAO-led study expands evidence base for insights on how to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions

New Statistical Working Papers released online

Started in 2006, the Statistical Working Papers series, maintained by the FAO Statistics Division, hosts technical documents on statistical methodologies and related matters. The series proposes...

Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emerge

New FAO report finds agricultural losses from natural hazards continue to soar, inflicting economic damage and undermining nutrition

Food systems account for more than one third of global greenhouse gas emissions

New data tool offers detailed insights covering role of land use, agriculture, refrigeration, packaging and more, providing critical guidance for holistic mitigation efforts

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2020

After seven years of absence, FAO Statistics Division publishes today the 2020 Statistical Yearbook. This renewed commitment is a demonstration of the importance and value that...

The new AGRISurvey website is online

The Agricultural Integrated Survey (AGRISurvey) programme launched its new page in the FAO website. AGRISurvey, one of the main projects in FAO Statistics Division, supports countries...

Call for a united front as global health takes a stake in the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit

Geneva, 9 September 2021 Food systems are interconnected with regards to global challenges such as hunger, climate change, poverty, and inequality. The response from food systems...

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