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World Food Day

The world’s poorest are being hit hardest by climate change. If we strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers, we can guarantee food security for the planet’s growing global population and also reduce emissions.

Mayors from over 100 cities across the world, that have committed to the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, will meet at FAO on 14 October during the official celebration of World Food Day in Rome.

Poster contest

Stay tuned for news on this year’s poster contest, set to be launched around June 2016, with new ways for you to illustrate or talk about our theme. Meanwhile you can get some inspiration from our 2015 winners.



Forests are a climate solution. Forests absorb greenhouse gases and build resilient landscapes and agriculture through water flow regulation and better soil. They also protect coastal communities from extreme events and sea level rise. Community-based forestry can boost sustainability and people’s livelihoods in the face of climate change?