Highlights archive

08/04/2021

This user-friendly catalogue presents FAO’s major publications series. It features all of the most active series, both new and long-standing, and is divided into areas of work, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, trade and investment, among others. Each series entry includes [...]

19/03/2021

World Water Day 2021 is an opportunity to value water beyond its economic value. Water is key to households, food, culture, health, education, economics and the integrity of our natural environment. If we overlook any of these values, we risk [...]

18/03/2021

Healthy forests mean healthy people. Forests provide health benefits for everyone: fresh air, nutritious foods, clean water, and recreation space. In developed countries, up to 25 percent of all medicinal drugs are plant-based; in developing countries, the number is as [...]

04/03/2021

Innovation holds the potential to unlock employment opportunities, empower youth and women to access information, technology and markets, and scale up new solutions to global challenges to food and agriculture. FAO assists member countries in unlocking the potential of innovation to [...]

09/02/2021

World Pulses Day, 10 February, is an opportunity to celebrate the critical role these nutritious seeds play in addressing challenges of poverty, food security, nutrition, soil health and climate change. Since The International Year of Pulses in 2016, FAO has been [...]

03/02/2021

In 2020, FAO’s flagship ‘The State of the World’ collection was released in a new easy-to-read digital format, providing audiences with a responsive reading experience to discover FAO’s work and dig deeper into the global issues affecting food and agriculture. Featuring [...]

29/01/2021

Adopted 25 years ago by the FAO Conference, the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries remains the reference for national and international efforts to ensure sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. The Code sets out principles and international standards of behaviour for responsible [...]

26/01/2021

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming an ever more prevalent and dangerous threat. Learn more by reviewing some of FAO’s key materials on AMR. Water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and wastewater management to prevent infections and reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)This brief [...]

22/01/2021

Education offers a means for people to fulfil their own potential and help build a better future for all. FAO is committed to sharing knowledge and building capacity in the areas of food and agriculture to support sustainable development and [...]

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