Director-General  QU Dongyu


FAO and Islamic Development Bank strengthen partnership with new cooperation agreement
22 July 2020, Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) today strengthened their long-standing partnership through a new agreement...
FAO launches Hand-in-Hand geospatial data platform to help build stronger food and agriculture sectors post COVID-19
21 July, Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today launched the Hand-in-Hand geospatial platform with a large and rich set of data on food,...
More collaboration with the private sector to ensure healthy diets for all
21 July 2020, Rome – FAO Director-General QU Dongyu and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Executive Director Lawrence Haddad today agreed that greater efforts must be made to transform food...
Coordinated action is key to defeating Fall Armyworm
20 July, 2020, Rome - Increased coordination and cooperation and flexible, innovative approaches are necessary to address the global challenges we currently face, including Fall Armyworm. Addressing participants at the second meeting...
UN Women’s Mlambo-Ngcuka and the WHO’s Balkhy address members of FAO Women’s Committee, championing gender equality in education and career opportunities
20 July 2020, Rome - FAO Women’s Committee guest Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka told a well-attended VirtualiTea Zoom session about her experience in South Africa, where under Apartheid, black women were doubly...