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In focus
FAO's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn what FAO is doing with regard to the current pandemic and its impacts on food and agriculture. Check out FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme.

Video
Talking Food Loss and Waste

FAO hosts a discussion on the importance of reducing food loss and waste featuring the award-winning journalist Dan Saladino, FAO’s Chief Economist Máximo Torero, author and activist Tristram Stuart, co-founder of Too Good To Go Lucie Basch, farmer Elettra Wiedemann, and Chef Massimo Bottura.

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Story
Talking plant health with our advocates

Our IYPH advocates Monty Don, Diarmuid Gavin and Rodrigo Pacheco explain why plant health is so important

News
FAO Food Price Index rises sharply

Global food commodity prices rose to a nearly six-year high in November. FAO also trims its cereal crop forecasts and notes 45 countries need external assistance for food.

From the DG
Future of food systems will define our future and trade should play a crucial role

FAO Director-General spoke at the World Trade Organization’s Agriculture Symposium on Agricultural Trade in Food System Transformation.

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Talking plant health with our advocates

Stories

Talking plant health with our advocates

We speak to our International Year of Plant Health advocates Monty Don, Diarmuid Gavin and Rodrigo Pacheco to discuss why plant health is so important...

Publications

State of knowledge of soil biodiversity - Status, challenges and potentialities

There is increasing attention to the importance of biodiversity for food security and nutrition, especially above-ground biodiversity such as plants and animals.

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Digital Agriculture

In East Africa, a race to outsmart locusts with drones and data

With the COVID-19 emergency, East Africa continues to struggle with another crisis - the locust upsurge. Mobile phones, drones and satellites can help win this...

Country Showcase

The brand new FAO country showcase is a space where Member Countries can highlight their agricultural systems, innovations and food products. Take a worldwide tour of local agriculture, beautiful landscapes and typical crops and food. More countries will be available in the upcoming months.

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

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Philippines
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Chile
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Mexico
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Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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Algeria
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Tunisia
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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