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In focus
FAO's response to the 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.

In focus
International Women's Day 2021: Women in leadership

This year, the Day celebrates the efforts of women and girls around the world to shape a more equitable future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the events worldwide on 8 March and how to participate.

News
Global food prices rise for ninth consecutive month in February

Early estimate for 2021 wheat output positive but 45 countries in need of external assistance for food.

From the DG
Director-General meets CEO of Global Environment Facility

Today, 4 March 2021, the FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, held a virtual meeting with Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility (GEF). The two heads discussed the importance of bridging agriculture and environment, and agreed on the need of strengthening national institutions and policy coherence in developing countries by working together.

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Mountain felt fashion: the next big thing?

Stories

Mountain felt fashion: the next big thing?

A Haitian-Italian fashion designer and Kyrgyz women work together to bring traditional designs to the international market

Publications

Explore FAO’s 2020 digital flagship reports in six languages

In 2020, FAO’s flagship ‘The State of the World’ collection was released in a new easy-to-read digital format.

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Digital Agriculture

The Digital Agriculture Forum 2020, an inspiration to create business with real impact for people with real needs

The Forum has helped foster an enabling ecosystem to accelerate the digital transformation of agri-food systems and enhance knowledge exchanges in digital agriculture policies and...

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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