FAO Director-General made the call in his address to global agriculture ministers' conference
FAO, CIHEAM and UfM join forces to boost progress on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda across the Mediterranean, ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit
Director-General joined International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour launch
QU Dongyu reflects on Austria’s model of rural development as a landlocked country at the Winter Conference 2021

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Innovation key to feed the world in times of pandemics and climate change


Qu reinforced FAO's readiness to support the world in a "new path", particularly through FAO's COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme, Hand-in-Hand Initiative and its Geospatial Platform, and the One Health approach.

Promoting food systems transformation in the Mediterranean towards 2030


Through the agreement the three partners aim to jointly develop and adopt an innovative and science-based framework of actions to support the transition towards more sustainable food systems, while addressing the disruptions and fragilities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and contributing to build back better.

FAO Director-General highlights how to build an advanced society with green, innovative, competitive and sustainable development


Austria has a lot to offer in terms of experience, best practices and technical knowledge and could serve as a model of rural development for other countries with comparable landscapes and similar challenges, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today.