FAO report calls for a more pro-active and long-term planning to become more resilient against droughts
Digital applications to manage Fall Armyworm in Africa and a solar irrigation scheme for farmers in Gaza
Afrisoils launched on the margins of Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly
FAO warns that this trend undermines efforts to end hunger and poverty

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FAO helps countries lay the groundwork for climate-resilient initiatives

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting ten projects in countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and South America to lay the groundwork for climate-resilient adaptation initiatives, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s Readiness Programme.


20 actions to transforming food and agriculture

Transforming food and agriculture to achieve the SDGs offers a practical guide for countries on how to strengthen food security, generate decent employment, spur rural development and economic growth, conserve natural resources and respond to climate change – all part of the Sustainable Development Agenda.


Conflicts and weather expand list of countries needing food aid

Global food supply conditions remain broadly ample, but conflicts continue to acutely aggravate and prolong severe food insecurity. Adverse local weather conditions have also raised the number of countries requiring external assistance for food to 39, according to FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.