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Director-General, addressing agriculture ministers from around the world, emphasizes need for digital revolution to promote access to new technologies by to work in favor of smallholders
FAO Director-General highlights the importance of focusing on the troubled areas of the Sahel
FAO Director-General calls for the transformation of production and consumption models to combat hunger, obesity and other forms of malnutrition
FAO Food Price Index posted a decline in 2018 as only cereal quotations increased

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08/01/2019

FAO and University of Chile will promote sustainable development in the agri-food sector

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Chile will join efforts in the areas of research, training, and technology transfer.

21/12/2018

Sites in Iran, Morocco and Spain recognized as important for the world’s agricultural heritage

A traditional saffron cultivation system in Iran, an argan-based agro-pastoral system in Morocco, and an ancient olive trees system in Spain today won recognition from FAO as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

20/12/2018

New UN resolutions sharpen focus on plant health, food safety and pulses

The UN General Assembly approved three new resolutions creating these awareness-raising initiatives, focused on plant health, food safety and pulses.