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FAO in the Field – Students Share Their Perspective

University students share their contributions and experiences working with FAO in the field. Read their stories in the FAO Washington Blog! It is sure to expand our understanding of the breadth and intricacies of FAO’s work at the country level,...


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It is with great pleasure that we let you know that the videos featuring the key-note speeches and panel discussions held at the World Food Day event on 22 October 2014 in Washington, DC, are now available. The event “Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth - Family Farming in the 21st Century” was organized by FAO, in collaboration with National Geographic.
Celebration of the 1st World Soil Day and Launch of the International Year of Soils Friday, 5 December 2014, from 13.15 – 14.30 hrs. Conference Room 4 (GA Building), United Nations Headquarters, NY On 20 December 2013 at the 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly decided to designate 5 December as World Soil Day [...]

News From Our Partners

By Amy McMillen, Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator, FAO-Washington, DC It is with great pleasure that the FAO-Washington, DC office launches the 3rd annual Field Intern Blog Series. For the last three years, FAO-Washington. DC has connected universities in North America with FAO’s country offices to facilitate meaningful and productive internships.  This initiative has been part [...]
Representing six continents of the world, leaders from more than 50 universities are joining forces with international and domestic multi-sector leaders to solve food insecurity. On Dec. 9, university leaders – representing virtually every type of institute of higher learning from all over the world – will join with multi-sector leaders in this area at [...]
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