FAO emergencies and resilience

FAO Director-General makes urgent global call for action on food security at sustainable development conference

In keynote lecture at Columbia University, QU Dongyu proposes transformative solutions to combat rising hunger and environmental challenges

Anticipatory action...in action in Viet Nam

The race to mitigate the impact of Typhoon Noru on lives and livelihoods

Türkiye: Earthquake-affected farmers fear setback if timely support is not received

Amidst seasonal challenges, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) continues to provide assistance to farmers.


The video illustrates how the project has empowered rural women through training, a support network, and resources to enhance the health of their animals.

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Wheat harvest season – one of the most important events in an Afghan farmer’s life.

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Sustaining peace

Conflict is a major driver of food crises, followed by weather extremes and economic shocks.

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Forced displacement

The increasingly protracted nature of forced displacement calls for sustainable and durable solutions.


In 2022, the Government of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, contributed nearly SEK 141 million (USD 14.5 million) to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).


Restoring and enhancing food production and strengthening agricultural livelihoods to support farming, herding and fishing communities


In a general economic context marked by high levels of poverty, Madagascar is particularly vulnerable to hazards that impact agricultural activities, which constitute the population’s main livelihoods.