In visit to Niger, FAO, IFAD and WFP chiefs stress need to build people's resilience to shocks
FAO offers its expertise to farmers and governments in Asia on best ways to manage the invasive pest
FAO Director-General urges countries to scale up soils' potential to help address climate change
Campaign to promote indigenous women’s rights and role in policy discussions for Zero Hunger

Media highlights



Helping farmers helps peace

FAO's new corporate framework (Corporate Framework to support sustainable peace in the context of Agenda 2030) allowing the agency to transform its engagements in conflict-affected situations into strategic and evidence-based approaches geared to supporting sustainable peace, is now operational.


FAO Food Price Index posts sharp drop in July

Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 168.8 points, 3.7 percent below their June level, the biggest monthly drop since late last year.


FAO sounds alarm on overlooked emergencies where humanitarian aid is urgently needed

Without adequate funding, new challenges such as droughts, floods, lean seasons or conflicts in crisis-affected countries could push millions of people into acute hunger and food insecurity, jeopardizing their well-being, lives and future, FAO warned in a new report published today.