FAO-IFAD-WFP event to focus on women's leadership in efforts to build back better from the pandemic
Joint FAO/IAEA Nuclear Techniques Centre works on a vast spectrum of areas that underpin food security and safety
Early estimate for 2021 wheat output positive but 45 countries in need of external assistance for food
Representatives of Indigenous and Local Communities, Governments, civil society and the private sector came together to celebrate the role of forest communities and their experiences in conserving the world’s forests.

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Empowering women and girls is crucial to ensure sustainable food security in the aftermath of COVID-19, say UN food agency heads ahead of International Women's Day


The event, co-organised by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), will focus global attention on the vital role that empowered female farmers, entrepreneurs and leaders need to play so that women can contribute on equal terms to the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and in creating an environment to eliminate poverty, enhance productivity, and improve food security and nutrition.

On the frontier of science for food and agriculture


Cutting-edge technologies enable FAO/IAEA joint “atoms for peace” work to add value to global agricultural research that contributes to food security, food safety and rural development worth billions of dollars annually.

FAO Food Price Index rises for ninth consecutive month in February


The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 116.0 points in February, 2.4 percent higher than the previous month and up 26.5 percent from a year ago.