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In focus
Coronavirus (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
CAC43 decisions on food standards

Find out the latest decisions on food standards from the 43rd Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

Video
Food Heroes

The world is full of food heroes who work hard to ensure that food makes its way from farms to our table. Join the World Food Day poster contest!

Event
Committee on Agriculture (COAG)

The 27th meeting of the Committee on Agriculture (COAG) runs from 28 September to 2 October. Access the programme and find out more.

From the DG
Director-General presents Phase 4 of return plan to headquarters to FAO senior managers

The Director-General QU Dongyu today held virtual meeting with FAO senior managers, from the level of director and above, to present and discuss the Phase 4 of the Organization’s gradual return plan of employees to headquarters, which will start on 1 October.

Data

The place of sustainable tourism in preserving four incredible agricultural sites

Stories

The place of sustainable tourism in preserving four incredible agricultural sites

Agricultural tourism can help rebuild and redefine tourism in a new more sustainable way

Publications

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2020

The new edition focuses on how markets can bring us closer to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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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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