FAO welcomes landmark decision as a major step towards implementing Paris Agreement
Technical support aims to build a firm foundation for global effort to tackle the threat of “superbugs”
Adverse climatic conditions, a slow global economy and conflicts are key factors driving food insecurity in the region
Food security, greater productivity, and lowering livestock emissions all go together



Climate change puts millions of people in vicious cycle of food insecurity, malnutrition and poverty

"Climate change puts millions of people in a vicious cycle of food insecurity, malnutrition and poverty. Yet, we must confront the harsh reality: we are not doing enough to deal with this immense threat," Graziano da Silva said. He stressed that Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States are "particularly vulnerable" to climate change.


Papal gift helps hungry families in South Sudan

Hungry families in South Sudan will be able to make ends meet thanks to vegetable-growing kits funded by a donation from Pope Francis.


Pacific leaders alarmed over climate change’s negative impact on food systems and food security

Climate change poses an alarming threat to food systems and food security in the Pacific islands, warned leaders of nine small island developing states (SIDS), representatives of regional development bodies, New Zealand and Australia at a meeting chaired by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today. The meeting took place ahead of the Pacific leaders' participation at the UN Climate Conference COP23 in Bonn, and culminated in the leaders signing a joint statement – a call for action that they will take to COP23.


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