Highlights

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In focus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Learn what FAO is doing with regard to the current pandemic.

In focus
Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa

Interview with Cyril Ferrand, FAO’s Resilience Team Leader for East Africa, on the progress achieved in the fight against the invasive pest.

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In focus
FAO-led global COVID-19 Food Coalition gains momentum

The Italian government-proposed initiative aims to tackle the long-term impacts of the pandemic on food and agriculture.

Get involved
Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.

FAO is calling on young people all over the world to create a poster dedicated to various food heroes, who work hard to make sure that food makes its way to our tables. Entries close 6 November 2020.

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From the DG
Director-General rallies senior managers to build an agile and results-oriented FAO

The FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today met virtually with more than 120 senior managers of the UN Agency from around the world to present the next steps in implementing reforms to make the Organization more efficient, effective, inclusive, transparent and results-oriented.

Data

A shoulder to lean on for female farmers in South Sudan

Stories

A shoulder to lean on for female farmers in South Sudan

How a women’s farming group in Rumbek created an incredible community

Publications

New digital editions of FAO’s flagship publications

FAO's flagship "The State of the World" publications are now being published in a new easy-to-read digital format.

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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...

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Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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