Let’s celebrate International Tea Day!


International Tea Day is an opportunity to celebrate the cultural heritage, health benefits and economic importance of tea. Find out more about this important commodity that is vital to the many smallholder farmers who produce it!

For further reading, see the Publications catalogue.

Report of the 23rd Session of the IGG on Tea

Among the issues discussed during the meeting were market developments in selected countries, the impact of demand side factors on the global tea economy, and the future Action Plan of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea.

Medium-term prospects for raw materials, horticulture and tropical products

This publication focuses on a set of selected Raw materials, Horticulture and Tropical (RAMHOT) Products, including sugar, banana, and tea, and assesses underlying market drivers and factors likely to shape market performance over the next 10 years.

Report of the Working Group on Climate Change of the FAO Intergovernmental Group on Tea

This compilation of adaptation strategies for tea cultivation developed and practiced by major tea growing countries of the world, is the first step taken by the Working Group on Climate Change of the FAO Intergovernmental Group on Tea to minimize climate change impacts on tea plantations.

Additional resources

FAO International Tea Day website