Noticias

27/05/2024
The inaugural celebration of the International Day of Potato on May 30 will be held at FAO Headquarters and online. The day will bring together ministers, experts, and communities from around the world to spotlight the potato's vital role in enhancing nutrition, ensuring food security, and suppor...
22/05/2024

Roma, 22 de mayo de 2024. En ocasión del Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica, el Presidente de la Comisión de recursos genéticos para la alimentación y la agricultura de la FAO, el Sr. Benoît Girard (Canadá) subrayó la importancia de la biodiversidad y de los recursos genéticos para l...

22/05/2024
Si pasea por las tierras agrícolas de las zonas accidentadas y montañosas de México, verá plantas de maíz muy separadas entre sí, con frijoles de vara trepando por ellas y grandes hojas de calabaza cubriendo el suelo junto con hierbas comestibles. 
20/05/2024
The Government of Slovenia and FAO organize this International forum for action on sustainable beekeeping and pollination. 
15/04/2024

The Commission, at its 19th Regular Session, reviewed and simplified a voluntary questionnaire on genetic resources for food and agriculture (GRFA) and climate change. It requested the Secretariat to finalize and s...

15/04/2024
Aquaculture is the world's fastest growing food sector and over half of aquatic food is farmed. However, producing and accessing adequate quantities of good quality seed remains a challenge constraining the growth of sustainable aquaculture in many developing countries.
09/04/2024
Seguimiento de la 19.ª reunión ordinaria:
14/03/2024

Con la ocasión de la última reunión ordinaria de la Comisión, la FAO presentó el proyecto del Tercer Informe sobre el Estado de los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura en el mundo.

En respuesta a las conclusiones del informe, la Comisión y su grupo de trabajo rev...

14/03/2024

29 April 2024 | 11:00 to 13:00 CEST

Background
Farmers’ varieties/landraces are those crop varieties which are the product of breeding and/or selection carried out by farmers over many generations and tend to be characterized by high levels of phenotypic and genotypi...

01/03/2024
Transforming our agrifood systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable is key to addressing the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Such a transformation requires greater cooperation between the public and private sectors, emp...
27/02/2024

The regional workshop ‘Taking action on biodiversity for food and agriculture in Asia and the Pacific’ held for National Focal Points in Asia and the Pacific from 27 to 29 February 2024, was the last in the series of regional workshops on biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA). 
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13/02/2024

The Briefing was organized by the Secretariats of the Commission Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (Commission) and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (Internation...

31/01/2024
Beyond their use for food production, livestock are linked to a variety of positive and negative externalities resulting from the complex interactions within their production environments. Based on information reported by 41 countries on 3 361 national breed populations to the Domestic Anima...
29/01/2024
On 30 January, biodiversity experts from more than 20 African countries will meet in Harare to discuss the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in the region and consider action to strengthen the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. National Focal Points will share experien...
19/01/2024
Ensuring the availability of seeds and seedlings from a range of tree species is crucial if we are to meet global targets on the restoration of degraded forests and landscapes, according to a new forestry working paper from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the...
13/12/2023
Agrifood systems solutions are climate solutions and increased collaboration and finance are needed if the world is to achieve the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.
05/12/2023
At global celebrations marking World Soil Day 2023, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) underlined the vital link between soil and water in producing our food and the need for integrated management and conservation of these key resources to enable climate change miti...