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.

Event
Committee on Agriculture (COAG)

The 27th meeting of the Committee on Agriculture (COAG) runs from 28 September to 2 October. Access the programme and find out more.

Video
Each one of us has a role to play

To stand a chance against hunger, we have to stop food loss and waste.

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News
FAO teams up with UNWTO to boost sustainable rural tourism

New partnership aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, drive sustainable development and strengthen livelihoods in rural areas.

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From the DG
FAO and UK underscore commitment to help the world’s hungriest and most vulnerable

FAO Director-General QU Dongy congratulated today Nick Dyer for his recent appointment as UK’s first Special Envoy for Famines and Humanitarian Affairs.

Data

Protecting biodiversity in Chile amidst a pandemic

Stories

Protecting biodiversity in Chile amidst a pandemic

María Cristina protects endangered prehistoric trees because keeping ecosystems healthy keeps us healthy

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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
1
Chile
1
Mexico
1
Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

1
Algeria
1
Tunisia
1
United Arab Emirates
1
Egypt

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