Director-General  QU Dongyu


FAO and Finland underscore joint commitment towards sustainable food systems transformation
17 September 2020, Rome – During an online meeting today FAO Director-General QU Dongyu and Elina Kalkku, Finland’s Under-Secretary for Development Policy, stressed that innovation and environmentally-friendly agriculture are needed in...
Urgent action needed to avert the risk of famine in Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Yemen, FAO Director-General tells UN Security Council
17 September 2020, New York/ Rome - FAO Director-Genaral QU Dongyu, today warned the United Nations Security Council that Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Yemen were at risk of a looming...
Google and FAO launch new Big Data tool for all
16 September 2020, Rome - Anyone anywhere can access multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are, thanks to a new tool developed by Google and...
COVID-19 impacts driving up acute hunger in countries already in food crisis
15 September 2020, New York - The Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) today held a high-level event to present a review of the most recent global data available on how the knock-on...
FAO to continue to support G20 to address the pandemic and strengthen agri-food systems
12 September 2020, Riyadh/Rome - Through the Hand-in-Hand initiative, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme and other actions, FAO can help ensure well-functioning global food markets, promote responsible investments, and reduce...