Highlights

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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.

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Event
FAO at the General Assembly of the United Nations

Find out about FAO's participation at the UN General Assembly in New York (15 September - 2 October 2020).

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Story
Greener cities, resilient food systems

The recovery from COVID-19 is the opportunity to transform our food systems and green our cities.

Event
FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC), 21-22 September, 2020

FAO is holding NERC 2020 under the theme “Transforming Food Systems to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”. Learn more.

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From the DG
Director-General and senior managers present FAO’s structure and work to new Representatives from Members

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held today a virtual Induction Seminar to new Permanent and Alternate Permanent Representatives from Members to FAO on many aspects of the Organization’s mandate, structure and work.

Data

“My land is my life”

Stories

“My land is my life”

Promoting equal access to land and livelihoods in Lebanon

Publications

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020

This annual flagship report is jointly prepared by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO.

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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
1
United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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