FAO Director-General stresses the need to create more jobs for youth and build capacity in rural areas to use digital technologies
In visit to Niger, FAO, IFAD and WFP chiefs stress need to build people's resilience to shocks
FAO offers its expertise to farmers and governments in Asia on best ways to manage the invasive pest
FAO Director-General urges countries to scale up soils' potential to help address climate change

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A violet chair to give indigenous women a seat at the table

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has urged countries to unite behind a campaign to promote indigenous women’s rights and encourage their participation in policy discussions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger.


Helping farmers helps peace

FAO's new corporate framework (Corporate Framework to support sustainable peace in the context of Agenda 2030) allowing the agency to transform its engagements in conflict-affected situations into strategic and evidence-based approaches geared to supporting sustainable peace, is now operational.


FAO Food Price Index posts sharp drop in July

Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 168.8 points, 3.7 percent below their June level, the biggest monthly drop since late last year.