IN FOCUS

“Bees mean life”

Why we need bees for a nutritious future.

Video

Bees under threat

Bees and other pollinators are declining, adversely impacting global food security. For World Bee Day, watch the video and find out how our actions today can help ensure our future of food.

News

Declining bee populations threaten food security

On World Bee Day, FAO urges countries to step up efforts to protect bees - our crucial allies in the fight against hunger.

MORE FROM FAO

Story

Creating a buzz

To celebrate World Bee Day, here are six reasons why we should all 'bee' grateful for bees.

Video

A world without bees

Bees and other pollinators are vital for the future of our food. Watch to find out what you can do to help protect them.

Podcast

It's not just about the honey

What would a world without bees look like? FAO’s Abram Bicksler discusses the importance of pollinators for ensuring the world's food security.

In focus

Facebook Live for #WorldBeeDay

Catch up on the Facebook Live discussion on why we can't live without bees and pollinators.

News

Tenure is vital for agroforestry

Tenure rights are critical to fostering the practice of growing trees on agricultural and pasture lands. FAO has a new guide for making that happen.

Event

Finance Committee, 20-22 May

The Finance Committee's 176th Session runs from 20-22 May. See the agenda to find out more.

FAO’S WORK AND THE #GLOBALGOALS

FAO works with governments and partners to empower some of the world’s most marginalized people to end rural poverty.

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FAO helps ensure food security by developing ways of growing food that will work in the future so that millions of people don’t go hungry.

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Good health starts with nutrition. FAO sets global standards and works with governments and the private sector to ensure food quality and safety throughout the food chain.

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FAO invests in educational systems for rural communities and supports improved access to primary education and school meals in order to create equal opportunities for all and chances of lifelong learning.

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FAO supports gender equality in the agricultural sector in an effort to raise levels of nutrition in local communities and improve agricultural productivity.

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FAO works with governments to ensure water use in agriculture is made more efficient, equitable and environmentally friendly.

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FAO promotes the use of renewable energies and works to ensure access to modern energy services across the food chain.

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FAO seeks better economic opportunities for all by investing in sustainable agricultural practices and food systems that reduce inequalities and create decent jobs.

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FAO seeks to secure a future for rural communities via investments in transportation, irrigation, food storage facilities and communication technologies.

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FAO works with countries and partners to generate employment in rural areas, ensure access to natural resources for the most vulnerable and connect farmers to markets.

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FAO works to improve urban healthcare, water quality and rethink city region food systems to help deter the negative effects of sprawling urbanisation.

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FAO coordinates major global initiatives and projects to tackle food waste and loss, partnering with international organisations, the private sector and civil society.

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FAO supports countries in responding to the threats of climate change by providing advice, data and tools for better agricultural policies and practices.

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FAO, in partnership with governments and fishing communities, implements best practices in fisheries to ensure our oceans are protected as a means of livelihoods.

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FAO promotes sustainable approaches to natural resource management and supports endeavours that promote a balance between conservation and development initiatives.

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FAO plays a critical role in peacebuilding, restoring rural livelihoods, building resilience and participatory approaches to policymaking.

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FAO acts as a neutral policymaking forum and develops partnerships with all concerned with food and agriculture to ensure a world free from hunger.

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FAO WORLDWIDE

FAO is an intergovernmental organization present in over 130 countries. The Organization is comprised of 194 Member States, two associate members and one member organization – The European Union.

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