Highlights

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In focus
Key facts on locusts

Learn more about FAO’s efforts to prevent invasions of an ancient pest that can travel fast and eat crops equal to their own weight every day.

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Make not wasting a way of life

Reducing food waste saves natural resources, lowers our carbon footprint, saves money and means less trash in general.

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Website
Take a tour of FAO’s focus on digital agriculture

Dedicated web page is a quick guide to resources on how the ubiquity, portability and mobility of digital technologies are transforming agriculture and food production, and the related challenges that must be overcome.

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Website
FAO’s role in trade

FAO supports member states by encouraging trade policies and agreements that recognize the diversity of needs and the overarching goal of achieving sustainable food security.

Director-General

From the DG
Agriculture ministers meeting in Berlin agree to establish FAO-designed International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture

Director-General hails agreement to establish the international body to promote digital technologies for a more prosperous world with accessible, affordable and healthy food for all.

Data

Publications

Empowering young agri-entrepreneurs

Explore insights in recent FAO publications that aim to facilitate the process of giving youth – the future of food security – the skills they...

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Digital Agriculture

Innovating for our future of food and agriculture

Examples of how rural smallholders can scale up successful techniques in areas such as forecasting, pest control, farm credit and new marketable crops, underscoring how...

Country Showcase

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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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