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
FAO Regional Conference for Africa

The 31st FAO Africa Regional Conference is hosted by the Government of Zimbabwe, 26-28 October 2020. See the meeting page for the agenda and other documents.

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News
FAO calls for stepping up forest and landscape restoration

Halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems worldwide is vital to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

In focus
75 years of growing, nourishing and sustaining our world

This year marks the 75th anniversary of FAO. On this occasion, we invite you to take a virtual tour of FAO and its work over the years.

From the DG
Director-General shares FAO reforms in meeting with retirees

The Director-General QU Dongyu today adressed the 50th Session of the Former FAO and Other UN Staff Association (FFOA), which represents retirees from FAO and other United Nations (UN) institutions, particularly WFP and IFAD.

Data

The female guardians of Venezuela’s Imataca Forest Reserve

Stories

The female guardians of Venezuela’s Imataca Forest Reserve

The indigenous women spearheading an FAO-GEF forest conservation project

Publications

FAO at 75 - Grow, nourish, sustain. Together

Seventy-five years down the line, FAO’s name, ambition, and spirit remain: everything else has changed, and will change further.

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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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