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.

Video
Food Heroes

The world is full of food heroes who work hard to ensure that food makes its way from farms to our table. Join the World Food Day poster contest!

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Story
Promoting equal access to land and livelihoods in Lebanon

Afaf Qaddouh has taken advantage of an FAO project designed to make land more productive and improve land management practices.

Event
FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC), 21-22 September, 2020

FAO is holding NERC 2020 under the theme “Transforming Food Systems to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”. Learn more.

From the DG
Director-General held first physical meeting of the Core Leadership Team

Director-General QU Dongyu today held the first physical meeting of the recently established Core Leadership Team, heralding a symbolic step in the return to work at FAO headquarters.

Data

It’s alive! Soil is much more than you think

Stories

It’s alive! Soil is much more than you think

Soil biodiversity is the foundation for human life

Publications

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020

This annual flagship report is jointly prepared by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO.

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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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