Highlights

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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.

Event
FAO Regional Conference for Africa

The 31st FAO Africa Regional Conference is hosted by the Government of Zimbabwe, 26-28 October 2020. See the meeting page for the agenda and other documents.

Video
Rome’s Colosseum illuminated to mark FAO75 and World Food Day

Watch the video of the show on the façade of the FAO building and Colosseum in celebration of the Organization’s 75th anniversary. Flickr photo gallery

News
Nobel laureate outlines how new technologies measurably boost farmers

FAO Impact Evaluation Task Force invites Michael Kremer to lecture on shifting focus from results to impacts.

From the DG
FAO consults its Members to develop the next ten-year Strategic Framework

FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, and senior managers held today a first informal virtual consultation with Members to discuss the outline of FAO’s Strategic Framework 2022-2031.

Data

Mobile money transfers give Somali farmers a one-up on the climate

Stories

Mobile money transfers give Somali farmers a one-up on the climate

Cash+ helps farmers in Somalia through the lean season

Publications

FAO at 75 - Grow, nourish, sustain. Together

Seventy-five years down the line, FAO’s name, ambition, and spirit remain: everything else has changed, and will change further.

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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

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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