Youth have a leading role to play in demanding support for fragile ecosystems exposed to hunger and climate risks
UN agencies warn on the state of malnutrition across the world’s hungriest region and call for nutrition to be placed at the heart of social protection programmes
Digital technology, drones and data analytics are vital, says FAO Director- General
The initiative will support developing countries accelerate and improve planning, build resilience and engage with the private sector

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Pulses take the stage in flagship partnership

FAO and the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) today agreed on a three-year partnership to promote cultivation of foods such as lentils, dry beans, dry peas and chickpeas and to advocate for their high nutritional values.


FAO and INCATEMA team up to support small island developing nations in the Caribbean

Through this new partnership, the UN food agency and private sector partner will ascertain how renewable energy is currently used and how it could be scaled up in food production, processing and preservation as well as work towards creating a more enabling policy environment for the use of new energy efficient technologies in the region.


FAO Council approves structural changes including new offices to support least developed countries

FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu today praised Member countries and thanked them for their endorsement of his proposals to forge FAO into a more transparent and efficient organization that can play a better and more dynamic role in global efforts to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.