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Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Learn what FAO is doing with regard to the current pandemic.

In focus
The State of the World’s Forests 2020: explore an interactive story

As the world’s forests continue to shrink, urgent action is needed to safeguard their biodiversity. Read the full report.

In focus
World Food Day 2020

In times of the COVID-19 pandemic, #WorldFoodDay is launching a call for global solidarity to help the most vulnerable people.

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Story
A flutter of insect wings, a livelihood on the brink

FAO races to contain the destructive spread of the red palm weevil.

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From the DG
UN agencies and Italian Red Cross sign cooperation agreement to prevent COVID-19

Red Cross volunteers will continue to assist with temperature screenings at the premises of 26 UN agencies operating in Italy.

Data

A flutter of insect wings, a livelihood on the brink

Stories

A flutter of insect wings, a livelihood on the brink

FAO races to contain the destructive spread of the red palm weevil

Publications

Recognizing the role of biodiversity

Read about how and why mainstreaming biodiversity is a vital part of sustainable agriculture.

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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...

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Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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