Joint FAO/IAEA Nuclear Techniques Centre works on a vast spectrum of areas that underpin food security and safety
Early estimate for 2021 wheat output positive but 45 countries in need of external assistance for food
Representatives of Indigenous and Local Communities, Governments, civil society and the private sector came together to celebrate the role of forest communities and their experiences in conserving the world’s forests.
FAO is seeking $90 million that could assist 6.3 million people

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On the frontier of science for food and agriculture


Cutting-edge technologies enable FAO/IAEA joint “atoms for peace” work to add value to global agricultural research that contributes to food security, food safety and rural development worth billions of dollars annually.

FAO Food Price Index rises for ninth consecutive month in February


The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 116.0 points in February, 2.4 percent higher than the previous month and up 26.5 percent from a year ago.

UN World Wildlife Day highlights role of indigenous and local communities’ livelihoods and knowledge in the conservation of forest species and ecosystems


For the first-ever virtual celebration of the United Nations’ World Wildlife Day, representatives of UN Member States, UN System organizations, international and non-governmental organizations, Indigenous and Local communities, and youth took part in an online event marking the Day.