Ministers and high-level representatives from around the world and stakeholders from various sectors gathered today for the opening of the
Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems: Andorra and Austria earn their first, while Asian countries get six new designations
A pasture system in Andorra, hay milk in Austria, areas growing chestnuts, white ginger and waxberries in China, flood-spreading gardens and a walnut cultivating region in Iran and an all-female fishery in the Republic of Korea have become the latest additions to
Production prospects across most basic foodstuffs are favourable, but extreme weather events, rising geopolitical tensions and sudden policy changes pose risks for global food production systems and could potentially tip delicate demand-supply balances and dampen prospects for trade and global fo...
The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined moderately in October, down by 0.5 percent from September with the index for dairy products the only one to rise, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
World Food Forum 2023 flagship event concludes with enhanced commitments to transform agrifood systems
The third annual World Food Forum flagship event hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has drawn to a succes...
Some of them create delicious foods or vibrant gardens, some raise people’s awareness of the crucial issues we face through their advocacy or through sport or music. Special guests, including Food Heroes, influencers and innovators gathered at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organiza...
To bolster a full-spectrum response to the global need to achieve sustainable agrifood systems, the heads of two United Nations agencies announced a new initiative called Atoms4Food to offer Member countries assistance in strategic planning, increasing food production and food safety.
First FAO Conference on the topic promotes intense debates on how to make production more environmentally friendly, supportive of rural livelihoods and able to meet the world’s growing protein needs
Thanawat Tiensin, Director, FAO Animal Production and Health Division at the FAO Global Conference on Sustainable Livestock Transformation.
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu addresses the first FAO Global Conference on Sustainable Livestock Transformation.
New FAO report offers comprehensive assessment of options to pursue efficient, resilient, and environmentally sustainable agrifood systems
FAO Director-General makes urgent global call for action on food security at sustainable development conference
In a keynote speech delivered at the 11th annual International Development Conference of Sustainable Development (ICSD), the Director-General of the Food and Agricu...
SDG Summit: FAO Ministerial Dialogue underscores the links between biodiversity, climate and food security
FAO Director-General participates in the Ministerial Breakfast event at the UN Headquarters.
Worrying FAO report provides food for thought to world leaders ahead of upcoming UN SDG summit in New York
FAO Food Outlook: Global output set for expansion, but declining imports by the most vulnerable countries are a cause for concern
New report points to likely production increases across most basic foodstuffs, but delicate demand-supply balances allow little room for more disruptions
Significant drops in international quotations for wheat, maize, vegetable oils and cheese, while prices of rice, sugar and meat rise
Amidst the vast expanse of Mongolia's high altitude Great Plateau, a remarkable story unfolds - one of endurance, adaptation, and unwavering resilience. The nation's unique livestock breeds are a symbol of pride and a vital backbone of the country's economy. Today, on this International Day for B...
FAO Food Price Index increases, amid higher international quotations for sugar, meat and rice, while prices for wheat, maize, dairy products and vegetable oils decline