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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News
Afghanistan: FAO appeals for $36 million to urgently save rural livelihoods and avoid massive displacement

Director-General QU Dongyu stresses that time is of the essence in address to UN High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan.

Video
Come on a food adventure!

No matter your age, you can be a food hero! Find out what you can do to support healthy agri-food systems.

Story
“Busy” bee-ing a Food Hero in Dominica

Living up to his nickname, “Busy” uses his beekeeping business to benefit the community

From the DG
The Director-General stresses the crucial importance of science and innovation for the future of agri-food systems

The future of agri-food systems needs to be built on science and innovation if it is to meet the complex challenges facing humanity, QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) told Members today.

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Tapping into aquatic resources to lift rice production

Stories

Tapping into aquatic resources to lift rice production

Biodiversity on rice-fish farms helps ensure food security for Laotian communities

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Publications

Respecting, including and promoting Indigenous Peoples’ issues

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is an opportunity to browse through some of FAO’s publications on issues affecting Indigenous Peoples.

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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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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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