Highlights archive

12/02/2019

With some 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food represents a threat to human health, as well as to economies. Consumers have the right to expect that the food available on domestic markets is safe. On the occasion of [...]

07/02/2019

Pulses have been part of the human diet for centuries. Yet they are not always fully appreciated and their nutritional value often goes unrecognized. Since November 2015 when the International Year of Pulses was launched, FAO – as the lead agency [...]

14/01/2019

From fish to farms to food waste, FAO has a publication for you

10/12/2018

With the adoption of the Global Compact on Migration nearing and the International Migrants Day on the horizon, here are some new titles on rural migration. By digging deep into rural migration dynamics and impacts, these titles will debunk some [...]

30/11/2018

Climate change threatens our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. On the occasion of COP24, have a look at a selection of publications that look into FAO’s work to support countries to both mitigate and adapt [...]

21/11/2018

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. In conjunction with The International Symposium on agricultural innovation for family [...]

09/11/2018

Food Outlook analyses trends and developments in the markets for cereals, the oilseeds complex, sugar, meat, dairy and fish products. The November edition also offers a detailed analysis of the cassava markets and the protracted decline in international coffee prices. [...]

06/11/2018

In October 2018, FAO released the World Food and Agriculture Statistical Pocketbook 2018, which presents selected indicators on agriculture and food security. Drawn from FAOSTAT and other resources, the indicators include prevalence of undernourishment and prevalence of severe food insecurity, [...]

15/10/2018

World Food Week is a time to spread the word

15/10/2018

The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2018 was released on 15 October, in conjunction with the Forty-fifth Committee on World Food Security. SOFA is the last flagship to be published this year in the State of the World flagship [...]

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