FAO in Geneva

FAO in focus

FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme

FAO launches the new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme outlining seven key priority areas. The UN Agency also calls for joint coordinated global response to support food and agriculture. The agency is calling for $1.2 billion in initial investment to support the needs of the new programme.

FAO activities this month

26 February 

HRC 46 Session: Panel discussion on the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights with participation of Mr. Maximo Torero, FAO-Chief Economist.


26 February 

HRC 46 Session: Interactive Debate on the Right to Food


8 March

International Women’s Day (IWD). We invite you also to take a look at the recently released FAO Policy on Gender Equality 2020-2030


10-12 March

FAO Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP)


18 March

FAO Geneva Agriculture Trade Talks: Agri-Food GVCs and Sustainability Certification 


21 March 

International Forest Day


22 March

World Water Day - "Valuing water"


22-26 March

FAO: Finance Committee (185th Session) and Programme Committee (130th Session)