In Action

In action stories archive

16/11/2015

FAO project helps countries fight cassava pink mealybug infestation

02/11/2015

FAO project conserves agro-biodiversity and improves livelihoods

19/10/2015

FAO promotes decent employment opportunities for the rural youth

06/10/2015

FAO equips students with practical agricultural skills for sustainable farming

21/09/2015

Evaluating the impact of cash transfer programmes and their effect on poverty levels and food security

14/09/2015

FAO works to improve post-harvest handling and infrastructure among farmers in Mozambique

24/08/2015

FAO implements sustainable small ruminant and smallholder poultry rearing activities in India

10/08/2015

FAO assists Zimbabwe’s smallholder farmers boost livestock production

27/07/2015

FAO helps strengthen management of agricultural chemicals in Laos and the Greater Mekong Sub-region

13/07/2015

FAO introduces new human and environmental standards for locust control operations in West and Northwest Africa

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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