In Action

In action stories archive

31/07/2017

FAO provides evidence on climate change impacts for shaping agricultural policies

17/07/2017

Revamping rural livelihoods in the face of climate change

03/07/2017

Rulindo, Rwanda: A model of success

05/06/2017

FAO is helping revolutionize fishing livelihoods in Latin America and the Caribbean

08/05/2017

The FAO CASH+ programme boosts the livelihoods of women and vulnerable households

10/04/2017

FAO helps Samoan farming families maintain precious ecosystems

FAO achievements at a glance

Eradicated the deadly livestock viral disease, rinderpest

Created international standards, Codex Alimentarius, to ensure safe, good food for everyone

Eliminated human ‘river blindness’ in 11 West African countries

Maintains the world’s largest and most comprehensive statistical database on food and agriculture

Created and led adoption of the first ever binding international accord to combat illegal fishing, the Port State Measures Agreement

Produced globally-agreed upon guidelines on tenure rights to ensure equitable access to land, fisheries and forests

Helped halve the number of hungry in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promoted the Right to Food as a human right guaranteed in constitutions and frameworks of over 30 countries.

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