Highlights

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In focus
Key facts on locusts

Learn more about FAO’s efforts to prevent invasions of an ancient pest that can travel fast and eat crops equal to their own weight every day.

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Website
Genetic resources at the core of food security

Learn more about the crucial role of genetic resources in meeting basic human food and nutritional needs.

Podcast
Blue innovators: Plastic made from fish

Meet Lucy Hughes, the inventor of a bioplastic made from fish waste.

Publication
FAO’s Early Warning Early Action Report

12 countries face high food security risks in early 2020, while the Desert Locust and African Swine Fever outbreaks pose further threats.

Director-General

From the DG
FAO Director-General invites private sector to join fight against hunger and poverty

Speaking to UN TV at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, the Director-General urged private companies to work with national governments, academics and civil society in supporting FAO’s new Hand-in-Hand initiative.

Data

Publications

FAO-Japan: A growing partnership towards sustainable development

Learn how Japan's financial contributions, expertise and human capital support FAO’s work on a broad range of topics.

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Digital Agriculture

Innovating for our future of food and agriculture

Examples of how rural smallholders can scale up successful techniques in areas such as forecasting, pest control, farm credit and new marketable crops, underscoring how...

Country Showcase

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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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