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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Empowering women through farming

Meet Gul Bano, an inspiring woman from Sindh, Pakistan, who is leading the way for female farmers, promoting new skills and livelihoods.

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Locusts emergency in Eastern Africa

FAO's Dominique Burgeon explains the current situation from Lengusaka, Kenya.

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Event
Finance Committee, 6-7 February 2020

The Finance Committee's 179th Session runs from 6-7 February 2020. See the agenda to find out more.

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From the DG
Informal consultation on innovation in the context of FAO work

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu attended the Third Informal Consultation of Rome-based Permanent Representations which focused on innovation in the context of FAO work on nutrition, food and agriculture.

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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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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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