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In focus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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

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Story
Armenia: stronger livelihoods to manage the crisis

How FAO livelihood support helps rural people cope with the COVID-19 emergency.

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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In focus
Bee-inspired

To mark the World Bee Day, some well-known figures recorded for FAO their favourite bee-inspired poems that recall how the behaviour of bees so often mirrors that of human beings across our planet.

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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

Responding creatively to crises with non-traditional farming

Stories

Responding creatively to crises with non-traditional farming

Tunnel and vertical gardens are shortening supply chains, ensuring access to fresh food during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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