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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Story
Bonding on the job in Bamyan, Afghanistan

Women livestock keepers develop their skills and a greater sense of community

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In focus
Keeping a vigilant eye on avian influenza outbreaks

Read the Q&A with FAO’s global surveillance coordinator on a perennial threat to human and animal health.

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In focus
Fighting water scarcity in the Near East and North Africa

Learn what countries in the NENA region can do to improve water efficiency, productivity and sustainability.

From the DG
FAO and EU stand together for transformed agri-food systems

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, today met virtually with European Union (EU) Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives to FAO to discuss the UN agency’s priorities, the FAO-EU partnership, and the need for transforming agri-food systems.

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Bonding on the job in Bamyan, Afghanistan

Stories

Bonding on the job in Bamyan, Afghanistan

Women livestock keepers develop their skills and a greater sense of community

Publications

Explore FAO’s 2020 digital flagship reports in six languages

In 2020, FAO’s flagship ‘The State of the World’ collection was released in a new easy-to-read digital format.

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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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Tunisia
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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