FAO points the way for low-carbon animal products to support nutrition and rural livelihoods
Fight against hunger and poverty requires empowering indigenous women at home and everywhere
FAO Food Price Index fell 3.3 percent in December but still averaged 8.2 percent higher in 2017 compared to 2016
General Assembly draws attention to key players in pollination, production, adaptation and the world underwater



Global wood production growth accelerates

Global production of major wood products surged in 2016 for the seventh consecutive year with an average growth rate of three to six percent, according to new data published by FAO today.


Conflict causing spikes in food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa

Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a new FAO report.


FAO and WFP step up efforts to alleviate hunger in Greater Kasai

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are joining forces to mitigate some of the effects of conflict in Greater Kasai in DRC. The two agencies will be using US$10 million in Belgian government funding to improve access to food for more than 100,000 people.


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