Food security and livelihoods videos

Forest and Farm Facility amplifies the potential of forest and farm producer groups 11 September 2018 The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) works directly with producer organizations to help them become stronger, amplify their potential and connect with each other. [more]
Forests for food security and nutrition 21 December 2017 Forests provide an estimated one billion people globally with nutritious foods. Their products are consumed directly by people living in and around forests and are also sold, generating income for rural populations. [more]
Boosting income and forest cover in Viet Nam 19 December 2017 In Viet Nam, food security and forest cover have both increased significantly in the last 25 years thanks to economic and agricultural reforms as well as an increased emphasis on community-based forest management. [more]
State of the World’s Forests 2016: Forests and agriculture - land use challenges and opportunities 18 December 2017 Agriculture remains the most significant driver of global deforestation. However, it is possible under certain conditions to achieve sustainable agriculture and food security while also halting deforestation. [more]
Empowering forest communities in the Gambia 12 December 2017 A nationwide programme to transfer government-owned forest land to local communities is changing lives in The Gambia while promoting the sustainable management of its forests. [more]
State of the World’s Forests 2016: Forests and agriculture - land use challenges and opportunities (longer version) 12 December 2017 Agriculture remains the most significant driver of global deforestation. Large-scale commercial agriculture and subsistence agriculture currently account for 73 percent of deforestation in the tropics and subtropics. [more]
A spotlight on mountains - Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity 2 February 2016 The ambassadors of Italy, the Plurinational State of Bolivia and Switzerland to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – Pierfrancesco Sacco, Luis Sánchez Gomez, François Pythoud – talk about how mountains contribute to sustainable development in this video. [more]
Insects to Feed the World Conference 2014 8 September 2014 The first international conference on insects for food and feed brought over 450 participants from 45 countries together to discuss the state of the art in edible insect research, business and policy. [more]
FAO and the Mau Forest 14 June 2013 Over the past 15 years in Kenya's Mau Forest a quarter of the forest canopy has been lost because of deforestation from illegal and ill-planned settlements, land appropriation and unlicensed logging. [more]
Edible insects 13 May 2013 While you wouldn't find too many of them on menus in Europe or the US, in many countries 'insects' form an important part of people's diets. In fact, it's estimated that 2 billion people -- a third of the planet -- consume insects. [more]
Forests for food security and nutrition 13 May 2013 Forests provide an estimated one billion people globally with nutritious foods. Their products are consumed directly by people living in and around forests and are also sold, generating income for rural populations. [more]
Forests for people 13 February 2012 2011 was declared by the UN General Assembly the International Year of the Forests with special focus on Forests for People. In this film, we explore the work being done by FAO and its partners across the globe to involve local communities in the protection of their forests. [more]
Protecting Mongolia's forests 18 November 2011 An FAO programme that helps local communities in Mongolia to protect their own forests is being seen as a model for action in the Asia-Pacific region. [more]

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last updated:  Tuesday, April 24, 2018