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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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Better irrigation for better crops

Learn how farmers in Yemen benefit from a solar-powered community water well.

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Story
Solar powered water pumps offer lifeline for Yemeni farmers

A FAO-EU project tackles water scarcity and rising fuel costs with new irrigation methods.

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A flutter of insect wings, a livelihood on the brink

FAO races to contain the destructive spread of the red palm weevil.

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From the DG
FAO looks for more efficiency and effectiveness by proposing to adjust its Programme of Work and Budget

The FAO Director-General QU Dongyu held a virtual informal seminar for Members’ Permanent Representatives to the UN agency in order to provide them with information and listen to their views regarding the proposed adjustments to the FAO’s Programme of Work and Budget (PWB) for the current biennium 2020-2021.

Data

A small act of kindness during COVID-19 helps Ecuadorian families in need

Stories

A small act of kindness during COVID-19 helps Ecuadorian families in need

An Ecuadorian producer gives away free milk to families, helping those in need and avoiding food waste

Publications

Recognizing the role of biodiversity

Read about how and why mainstreaming biodiversity is a vital part of sustainable agriculture.

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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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