FAO in review

In recent years, FAO has implemented several measures and initiatives to become more dynamic, efficient and effective in supporting Members and working with partners to transform agrifood systems, making them MORE efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable for better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life, leaving no one behind.

Below, a series of articles show how the Organization has changed in different areas.

Since August 2019, FAO has reshaped its business model, improving efficiency, implementing best practices that support programme and administrative effectiveness, and ensuring capacity and capability of its human resources
Over the past 40 months, the international visibility and reputation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has continued to increase, amid major global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and other protracted conflicts, economic downturns, and the intensifying climate crisis
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has made huge strides in pushing for agrifood systems transformation towards more efficiency, inclusivity, resilience, and sustainability in the face of the climate crisis, through coherent and ambitious actions that also tackle global environmental degradation and biodiversity loss
FAO continues to be at the forefront of global efforts to address emerging food security challenges, leveraging its leadership role and strengths as the United Nations specialized agency in food and agriculture
Agrifood systems’ challenges are everyone’s challenges
The world continues to face increasing challenges – crisis after crisis – that are combining to threaten global food security
The Food and Agriculture Organization is the first United Nations agency to operate in a fully digital manner
Over the past 40 months, the impacts of an unprecedented wave of complex and sometimes overlapping challenges, including a global pandemic, conflicts and crop-pest outbreaks have not caught FAO unprepared
Strong flow of technical knowledge products serving all stakeholders has re-positioned FAO globally, in line with its mandate
During a period of multiple crises, FAO has stepped up and continued to deliver