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In focus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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

Video
Better irrigation for better crops

Learn how farmers in Yemen benefit from a solar-powered community water well.

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News
Using innovation to deliver in Somalia despite COVID-19

FAO Representative in Somalia Etienne Peterschmitt discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups and the UN agency’s work.

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Story
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.

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From the DG
EU and FAO renew commitment to make agriculture more innovative and environmentally friendly

Janusz Wojciechowski, the European Union Commissioner for Agriculture, and FAO Director-General QU Dongyu agreed on the necessity for flexible agricultural policies that can address the specific needs of a country.

Data

Learning whilst herding in South Sudan

Stories

Learning whilst herding in South Sudan

Through radio or in classrooms, cattle camp schools ensure education, and greater food security and peace

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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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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