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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Event
Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity

Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity, 19-22 April 2021.

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News
FAO and the European Space Agency unite to support countries in achieving the SDGs

A new Memorandum of Understanding enhances the use of Earth observation data for food and agriculture statistics

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News
New Handbook for Parliamentarians - practical guidance on transforming food systems and improving nutrition

Joint Inter-Parliamentary Union-FAO publication seeks to support legislative processes to promote healthy diets for all

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From the DG
Read-out of the bilateral meeting between FAO Director-General QU Dongyu and Nick Dyer UK Special Envoy for Famine Prevention and Humanitarian Affairs

Today, 21 April 2021, the FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, and the UK Special Envoy for Famine Prevention and Humanitarian Affairs, Nick Dyer, had a virtual meeting to discuss FAO-UK collaboration to address acute food security and FAO’s vision and work on the prevention of food crises by addressing their root causes, bridging humanitarian and development response through protecting agriculture-based livelihood...

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Earth is our spaceship and we are its crew

Stories

Earth is our spaceship and we are its crew

FAO’s new Goodwill Ambassador, astronaut Thomas Pesquet, calls us to act against climate change

Publications

Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity

Browse through a list of FAO publications highlighting the importance of preserving soil biodiversity and the key ecosystem services they provide.

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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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