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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.

News
CAC43 decisions on food standards

Find out the latest decisions on food standards from the 43rd Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

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Story
Becoming a food hero

María Rebeca from Guatemala knew little about farming - now she’s renowned in her community for her agricultural expertise.

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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From the DG
Partnering with the private sector to tap the potential of the dairy sector

Worldwide milk production is expected to grow by 35 to 45 percent between 2012 and 2050, offering substantial opportunities not only for food security gains and improved human nutrition, but also “to provide employment to millions of rural women and youth,” FAO Director-General QU Dongyu highlighted today in a keynote speech to the 14th meeting of the Global Dairy Platform...

Data

How an unassuming young woman from Guatemala became a local food hero

Stories

How an unassuming young woman from Guatemala became a local food hero

María Rebeca knew little about farming - now she’s renowned in her community for her agricultural expertise

Publications

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2020

The new edition focuses on how markets can bring us closer to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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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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