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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News
Global food trade is buoyant, as are prices

FAO’s new Food Outlook report tracks the risks associated with rising import bills amid broad upswing in prices

Event
42nd FAO Conference

The 42nd FAO Conference runs from 14-18 June. See the agenda, side events and more.

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News
Child labour in agriculture is on the rise again, with further deterioration foreseen due to COVID-19

Ahead of World Day Against Child Labour, FAO calls for this scourge to be tackled through the transformation of agri-food systems

From the DG
Read-out of the bilateral meeting between FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Marina Sereni

FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, and the Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Marina Sereni, had a virtual meeting to exchange on areas of cooperation between FAO and Italy.

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Protecting the right to a childhood

Stories

Protecting the right to a childhood

Ending child labour across the globe

Publications

A 360° vision on food safety

On the occasion of World Food Safety Day, have a look at some of FAO’s publications on this topic.

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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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