FAO in North America

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15 October 2020 - FAO North America in collaboration with the Alliance to End Hunger organized a virtual side event at the 2020 Borlaug Dialogue, following the World Food Prize Laureate award ceremony in Des...
The world’s demand for fish is growing: over the last thirty years, there has been a 122% rise in fish consumption globally. In 2018, global capture fisheries recorded a catch of 96.4 million tonnes, the...
14 October 2020 – The 2020 World Food Day marks the 75th anniversary of FAO in an exceptional moment as the global community confronts the widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. World Food Day calls...
14 October 2020, Washington, DC – Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 World Food Day Poetry Competition. The third annual contest, under the theme, “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.” received 50 submissions from poets living...
13 October 2020, Washington D.C. – On 11 October, ahead of the Indigenous Peoples’ Day and World Food Day – Slow Food Turtle Island Association, Slow Food USA and FAO North America launched Recipes from Turtle...