In Action

In action stories archive

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

20/03/2017

FAO works with street vendors in Accra to improve hygiene and food safety conditions

06/03/2017

FAO support for Ukrainian dairy sector is paying off

20/02/2017

FAO helps Benin to combat forest crime and boost local economies

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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