Highlights

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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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Desert locust control operations in Kenya

FAO is also assisting communities affected by the impacts of the infestation to ensure they get fully back on their feet.

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In focus
Youth and decent rural employment

FAO’s role and initiatives.

Get involved
Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.

FAO is calling on young people all over the world to create a poster dedicated to various food heroes, who work hard to make sure that food makes its way to our tables. Entries close 6 November 2020.

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From the DG
Director-General rallies senior managers to build an agile and results-oriented FAO

The FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today met virtually with more than 120 senior managers of the UN Agency from around the world to present the next steps in implementing reforms to make the Organization more efficient, effective, inclusive, transparent and results-oriented.

Data

Meet the young agripreneurs who won’t let COVID-19 get them down

Stories

Meet the young agripreneurs who won’t let COVID-19 get them down

Young people are adapting their businesses to the pandemic with technology and entrepreneurial spirit

Publications

New digital editions of FAO’s flagship publications

FAO's flagship "The State of the World" publications are now being published in a new easy-to-read digital format.

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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
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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