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Worst Desert Locust outbreak in decades

As the situation continues to deteriorate in the Horn of Africa, FAO warns there’s a growing risk the pests could migrate to more countries.

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FAO and the battle against Fall Armyworm

Learn more about the full spectrum of activities to respond to an invasive species posing food security risks.

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In focus
Desert locust crisis in East Africa

Read the latest updates on Desert Locust outbreak in the region and learn about FAO's role in locust control.

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Biodiversity for Zero Hunger

Find out about FAO's work on biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries, forestry and more.

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From the DG
Biodiversity and food diversity go hand in hand

FAO Director-General and the Acting Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity stressed the importance of biodiversity, which is fundamental for ecosystems, human beings, and food diversity.

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FAO strategy on mainstreaming biodiversity across agricultural sectors

Achieving food security and nutrition for all depends on biodiversity, which generates multiple livelihood benefits. Learn more.

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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...

One strange fish and three cheers for biodiversity

Stories

One strange fish and three cheers for biodiversity

Conservation, development and profitability in Indonesia

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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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