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This first report on FAO’s contribution to the global response to AMR outlines a wide range of activities undertaken by FAO at global, regional and country level. This report: describes FAO’s role in the global governance of AMR; provides an overview of progress on implementing national action plans on AMR in agrifood systems; and flags key challenges and opportunities related to AMR in the food and agriculture sectors.


This FAO report presents a comprehensive global assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock systems, utilizing FAO’s Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM) based on the most recent available data. GLEAM also considers indirect emissions from upstream activities, such as feed and other inputs, and part of the downstream processes including post-farm transport, processing and packaging of raw products.


Amid a worsening climate crisis and slow progress in cutting greenhouse gases, sustainable agrifood systems practices can help countries and communities to adapt, build resilience and mitigate emissions, ensuring food security and nutrition for a growing global population. FAO is working with countries and partners from government to community level to simultaneously address the challenges of food security, climate change and biodiversity loss.


This publication shares the individual stories of South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Uganda and Kenya that have benefited from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO’s) agricultural livelihood interventions in refugee settings. It explores FAO’s life-saving and resilience-building work with refugees, and calls for a shift in the way durable solutions are achieved.


This publication offers a synthesis of the major factors at play in the global food and agricultural landscape. Statistics are presented in four thematic chapters, covering the economic importance of agricultural activities, inputs, outputs and factors of production, their implications for food security and nutrition and their impacts on the environment.


The 2023 edition of the Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean presents an update of the data and trends in food security and nutrition in recent years. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis and the conflict in Ukraine, as well as the economic slowdown, rising food inflation and income inequality have had an impact on regional figures.


This year's edition looks into the true cost of food for sustainable agrifood systems. The report introduces the concept of hidden environmental, health, and social costs and benefits of agrifood systems and proposes an approach – true cost accounting (TCA) – to assess them.


The FAO flagship report on ‘The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security’ provides a timely and comprehensive overview of how disasters are affecting agriculture and food security around the world. Building on previous work of the FAO on this topic, the report estimates losses caused by disasters on agricultural production over the past three decades and delves into the diverse threats and impacts affecting the crops, livestock, forestry, and fisheries and aquaculture subsectors.