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World food prices drop in March

Weakening demand and falling oil prices due to COVID-19 drive down international prices for major food commodities.

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Drinking water, a gift from the sky

Children from Mata Limón school in Dominican Republic had to bring water from home or collect money to buy it. Learn how FAO helps to provide safe drinking water to the school.

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

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

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World Economic Forum: FAO Director-General speaks against food trade restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu, today invited the World Economic Forum (WEF) to work with the UN agency in protecting and strengthening food supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Water and climate change

On World Water Day, we put a spotlight on FAO’s work on sustainable use and management of water resources through this selection of titles.

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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...

Biopesticides for locust control

Stories

Biopesticides for locust control

Hitting hoppers without harming the environment

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Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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