Highlights

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In focus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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

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Event
164th Session of FAO Council

The Council is the executive arm of FAO's governing body. Visit the Council portal to catch up on the 164th Session.

News
EcorNaturaSí and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat to boost rural livelihoods

New agreement promotes fair-trade of unique, organic products and conserves biodiversity

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In focus
Launch of State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 (SOFI)

Follow the virtual event on Monday, 13 July 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ETD)

From the DG
FAO and the EU to explore joint work on European Green Deal

Talks today between FAO Director-General QU Dongyu and the Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal and European Commissioner for Climate Action, Frans Timmermans, focused on the need for food systems to be environmentally friendly and innovative while noting that to achieve this, concrete policies with the right incentives are key.

Data

Their office in the air: Helicopter pilots fighting Desert Locusts

Stories

Their office in the air: Helicopter pilots fighting Desert Locusts

A day on the job with Miles Woodgate, a pilot conducting locust control operations in Somalia

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...

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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