As FAO turns 75 its mission to end hunger and nourish the world is as relevant today as ever
 - 16/10/2020
Today, World Food Day marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Born on the wake of catastrophe - World War II, three-quarters of more
FAO welcomes China
 - 22/09/2020
FAO welcomed an announcement today by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, that his country will support the UN agency's South-South Cooperation (SSC) efforts with an additional more
COVID-19 impacts driving up acute hunger in countries already in food crisis
 - 15/09/2020
The Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) today held a high-level event to present a review of the most recent global data available on how the knock-on effects of the more
The Philippines fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_medium_8880b3e1dbd6e7225da90caf2b83ab31 (1).jpg Anticipating crises to support farming communities
 - 04/09/2020
Michelle Sandigan Mohammad knows a thing or two about drought. On the island of Mindanao in the Philippines where she tends to her farm, drought has been a frequent foe. more
South Sudan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium__73A0222.JPG Returning to help build a better future for her country
 - 18/08/2020
Having once fled civil war, #RealLifeHero and returnee Ritah Alfred is working for FAO to support livelihoods for her fellow citizens Ritah Alfred was born near Juba when South Sudan was more
Global food markets still brace for uncertainty in 2020/21 because of COVID-19 says FAO
 - 11/06/2020
Food Outlook report assesses global supply and demand for major food commodities Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, but the agri-food sector is likely to more
Germany contributes EUR 50 million to strengthen resilience in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - 04/03/2020
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), through the German Development Bank KfW, has contributed EUR 50 million ($54 million) to a resilience building programme to be more
Locusts in East Africa: A race against time
 - 25/02/2020
East Africa is a region beset by climate- and conflict-related shocks. Millions of people are already acutely food insecure. Now they face another major hunger threat in the form of more
FAO scales up fight against Fall Armyworm
 - 04/12/2019
FAO launched today a three-year Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control to scale up efforts to curb the growing spread of the invasive pest which is causing serious damage to more
Support increased for Afghan farmers hit by conflict and natural disasters
 - 19/11/2019
The Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) has contributed $9.5 million to an FAO-led project that aims to boost the resilience of farmers affected by conflict and natural disasters in 16 of more
Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in protracted crises
 - 24/09/2019
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO's work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan - part of a more
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