Highlights

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In focus
FAO's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn what FAO is doing with regard to the current pandemic and its impacts on food and agriculture. Check out FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme.

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In focus
One Planet – FAO’s work on biodiversity, One Health and climate

Q&A with Maria-Helena Semedo, FAO Deputy Director-General.

Video
Desert locust control in Ethiopia

How surveillance and control operations helped minimise the negative impact of locusts on the family livelihood and nutrition in the Somali Region of Ethiopia.

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In focus
One Health

FAO supports Members to build and implement One Health strategies, simultaneously addressing the health of people, animals, plants and the environment.

From the DG
2021: a year of effectiveness and strategic thinking to transform agri-food systems

The FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today held a meeting with all senior managers of the UN agency, including FAO representatives (FAORs) to about 130 countries, to present the Organization’s priorities for 2021.

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 First floods, then desert locusts

Stories

First floods, then desert locusts

Farmers in central Somalia cope with back-to-back threats

Publications

FAO’s must-reads to understand and support sustainable mountain agriculture

International Mountain Day 2020 is an opportunity to learn more about the importance of mountains through a selection of FAO publications.

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Digital Agriculture

The Digital Agriculture Forum 2020, an inspiration to create business with real impact for people with real needs

The Forum has helped foster an enabling ecosystem to accelerate the digital transformation of agri-food systems and enhance knowledge exchanges in digital agriculture policies and...

Country Showcase

The brand new FAO country showcase is a space where Member Countries can highlight their agricultural systems, innovations and food products. Take a worldwide tour of local agriculture, beautiful landscapes and typical crops and food. More countries will be available in the upcoming months.

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

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Philippines
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Chile
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Mexico
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Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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Algeria
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Tunisia
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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