Highlights

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In focus
FAO's response to the 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.

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News
From New York to Rome: galvanizing action after UN Food Systems Summit

The Pope, youth, singers, tech innovators, chefs, CEOs, public leaders to participate in World Food Forum in October

Video
Pastoralists’ voices in 360

How peace in the Karamoja region is contributing to more sustainable and resilient food systems.

In focus
Celebrating our Food Heroes: chef José Andrés

"After a serious disaster cooking is sometimes the best, most impactful way to help.”

From the DG
White House's Global COVID-19 Summit: Pandemic emphasizes need for agri-food systems transformation, FAO Director-General says

The COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the largest single-year increase in global hunger in decades, emphasizing the need to shift towards more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agri-food systems, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said Wednesday in a video message to the White House Global COVID-19 Summit.

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Tapping into aquatic resources to lift rice production

Stories

Tapping into aquatic resources to lift rice production

Biodiversity on rice-fish farms helps ensure food security for Laotian communities

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Publications

Respecting, including and promoting Indigenous Peoples’ issues

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is an opportunity to browse through some of FAO’s publications on issues affecting Indigenous Peoples.

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Digital Agriculture

The Digital Agriculture Forum 2020, an inspiration to create business with real impact for people with real needs

The Forum has helped foster an enabling ecosystem to accelerate the digital transformation of agri-food systems and enhance knowledge exchanges in digital agriculture policies and...

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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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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