Climate Change


Mapping ways to reduce methane emissions from livestock and rice

Methane emissions are increasingly identified as a turbocharged driver of the climate crisis, catalyzing interest in how they can be mitigated in key...

On the road to net zero emissions with agrifood system solutions

Kaveh Zahedi, leading FAO’s Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment is attending high-level events at the UN General Assembly and...

Cultivating adaptation in Senegal: a SAGA for a better future

On 25 January 2023, I visited Pandiénou, a village in the Thiès region of western Senegal, together with Québec's Minister of International Relations...

Efforts to safeguard biodiversity receive welcome boost

Vancouver - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the launch of the 

Artificial glacier helps mountain village in Kyrgyzstan meet water needs

Following the Kyrgyz tradition, Manzura Orolbaeva welcomes guests with homemade bread and a saucer of melted butter. The bread is made from grain grown...

One drop at a time: Silotte Mervil – an innovative Haitian farmer

Silotte Mervil, a fifty-four-year-old smallholder farmer and mother of five, is determined to make a difference on her land in Maïssade, a commune in...

Indigenous youth: future guardians of the Earth’s Biodiversity

What is at stake if Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge is not passed down to today’s youth? Quite simply, the planet as we know it! The reality is that Indigenous...