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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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In focus
Food and Agriculture Statistics

Check out the largest and most reliable statistical database on food and agriculture from around the world.

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News
FAO and IAEA deepen their collaboration

UN agencies upgrade their joint work to use nuclear technologies for food and agriculture.

In focus
Working with the private sector to build the world we want

FAO Deputy Director-General, Beth Bechdol speaks about why engaging with the private sector is so important for achieving the SDGs.

From the DG
FAO Director-General met Dr David Nabarro Strategic Director, 4SD (Skills, Systems and Synergies for Sustainable Development)

Today, 2 March 2021, the FAO Director-General, Mr QU Dongyu, and Dr David Nabarro Strategic Director, 4SD, had a virtual meeting, to discuss FAO’s role in global efforts for Agri-Food Systems Transformation and the Organization’s support to the preparatory work for the UN Food Systems Summit 2021.

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These youth are now the go-to people for farming techniques in the Central African Republic

Stories

These youth are now the go-to people for farming techniques in the Central African Republic

Young people in Bangui turn their training into skills to share with their entire 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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