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.

Event
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), 18-24 November

From farmers to cooks, producers to consumers, politicians to students and veterinarians to food packagers, we each have a role to play to slow the spread of AMR. Learn about WAAW activities and events and how to participate.

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News
UN food agencies warn of rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine in four hotspots

Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen cause for concern but acute hunger on the rise across the globe.

News
Bioeconomy should be central to a post-pandemic recovery

FAO Director-General today highlighted the importance of bioeconomy to help promote sustainable agri-food systems and address the impacts of COVID-19 at the virtual Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020.

From the DG
The digital road ahead for the world’s agri-food systems

People-centered intensification of digital technologies is the path to making the world’s agri-food systems capable of delivering heathy diets for all and using our planet’s finite natural resources more efficiently, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today.

Data

Women sustaining forests in Uzbekistan

Stories

Women sustaining forests in Uzbekistan

Uzbek women participating in traditional crafts production training

Publications

Antimicrobial Resistance is here and now

Learn what can be done to overcome the dangerous threat by reviewing some FAO’s key materials on AMR.

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Digital Agriculture

In East Africa, a race to outsmart locusts with drones and data

With the COVID-19 emergency, East Africa continues to struggle with another crisis - the locust upsurge. Mobile phones, drones and satellites can help win this...

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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Tunisia
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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