In Action

In action stories archive

23/01/2017

FAO empowers indigenous women in Nicaragua to improve their livelihoods

09/01/2017

FAO helps establish early warning systems for food and nutrition security

19/12/2016

FAO provides agricultural assistance packages to disaster-struck farmers in Serbia

05/12/2016

FAO delivers animal feed and vaccines to displaced people in Western Sudan

21/11/2016

FAO helps African universities incorporate trainings in nutrition education

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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