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.

Video
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.

Podcast
Blue innovators: Plastic made from fish

Meet Lucy Hughes, the inventor of a bioplastic made from fish waste.

Publication
FAO’s Early Warning Early Action Report

12 countries face high food security risks in early 2020, while the Desert Locust and African Swine Fever outbreaks pose further threats.

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

FAO-Japan: A growing partnership towards sustainable development

Learn how Japan's financial contributions, expertise and human capital support FAO’s work on a broad range of topics.

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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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