Director-General QU Dongyu speaks at the G20 Leaders' Summit
High-level global leaders group will advocate for urgent action to combat antimicrobial resistance across all sectors and ensure the availability of important medicines for the future
FAO and the International Bamboo and Rattan Organization will scale up efforts to reap benefits for rural poor, climate action and biodiversity
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020: FAO rolls out recommendations to curb the spread of dangerous superbugs

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FAO urges G20 to support farmers, protect the vulnerable and invest in innovation

Speaking at the G20 Leaders' Summit hosted virtually by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qu Dongyu acknowledged the concrete efforts made so far by G20 members to keep food supply chains alive and food trade flowing amid the pandemic, and encouraged countries to continue using trade "to boost farmers' productivity, income and sustainability."


World leaders join forces to fight the accelerating crisis of antimicrobial resistance

The heads of the the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and the World Health Organization (WHO) today launched the new One Health Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance.


New partnership to boost bamboo and rattan’s contribution to sustainable development

A new five-year partnership signed today between the International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR)and FAO aims to scale up the possibilities of bamboo and rattan to reduce rural poverty and increase carbon sequestration.