In Action

In action stories archive

08/02/2015

FAO reduces unemployment through training in agricultural and entrepreneurial skills

25/01/2016

FAO promotes a healthier environment for farmers and their poultry

11/01/2016

FAO helps coconut farmers implement ecologically-sound methods of upland and contour farming

28/12/2015

FAO project provides new street food carts and trains vendors in good hygiene practices

14/12/2015

FAO farmer field schools help safeguard Kenyan forests

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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