Highlights

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In focus
FAO's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn what FAO is doing with regard to the current pandemic and its impacts on food and agriculture. Check out FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme.

News
Afghanistan: FAO appeals for $36 million to urgently save rural livelihoods and avoid massive displacement

Director-General QU Dongyu stresses that time is of the essence in address to UN High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan

News
UN report calls for repurposing of $470 billion of agricultural support that distorts prices and steer us away from environment and social goals

FAO, UNDP and UNEP estimate that 87 percent of growing producer supports are harmful to 2030 agenda

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Event
Register for the World Food Forum flagship event

Join young people from across the world from 1 - 5 October to drive awareness and mobilize resources in support of agri-food systems transformation.

From the DG
Read-out of the bilateral meeting between FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, and H.E. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland

The FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, and H.E. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, met to discuss further collaboration between FAO and Ireland and partnering for a peaceful, equal and sustainable world.

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Role models and innovation give farming a new reputation in Jamaica

Stories

Role models and innovation give farming a new reputation in Jamaica

Farmers are harnessing innovation to tackle water scarcity and spread their passion for growing nutritious foods

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Publications

Respecting, including and promoting Indigenous Peoples’ issues

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is an opportunity to browse through some of FAO’s publications on issues affecting Indigenous Peoples.

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Digital Agriculture

The Digital Agriculture Forum 2020, an inspiration to create business with real impact for people with real needs

The Forum has helped foster an enabling ecosystem to accelerate the digital transformation of agri-food systems and enhance knowledge exchanges in digital agriculture policies and...

Country Showcase

The brand new FAO country showcase is a space where Member Countries can highlight their agricultural systems, innovations and food products. Take a worldwide tour of local agriculture, beautiful landscapes and typical crops and food. More countries will be available in the upcoming months.

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

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Philippines
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Chile
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Mexico
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Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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Algeria
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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