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For several decades, FAO has been at the forefront of work towards sustainable agriculture. It has taken the lead in defining concepts and promoting international treaties, policies, strategies and programmes for sustainable development in food and agriculture.

The SFA website is an universal gateway to this extensive work, that aims at enhancing capacities and catalyzing knowledge under one umbrella.


Principles for Sustainable Food and Agriculture


News

With rapid soil degradation, fast depletion of groundwater, excessive use of pesticides-fertilizers and extreme weather events all collectively putting stress on farming and forestry, it is time to recognise the...

FAO's Strategic Objective 2 and The European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development are jointly organizing a side event entitled "Joining efforts on sustainable food and agriculture", Thursday...

Resources

Feeding a rapidly increasing global population means that we will need to produce more food in a more efficient and sustainable manner. Fewer inputs must be used to achieve greater...
Agriculture is facing an unprecedented confluence of pressures that urges for profound changes in our food and agriculture (crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries, and aquaculture) systems. This publication highlights the summary...

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