FAO emergencies and resilience

Alarm bells ignored as Africa continues to face deepening food crisis

Africa is confronting an unprecedented food crisis, according to a new report launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

Speaking up and out about gender-based violence

Towards ending gender-based violence and early marriages in Senegal and sub-Saharan Africa

Communities harness the power of collective action in Mozambique

On a sunny day in Cabo Delgado, light gleams off the trees shading Muripa Intupo.


Experts from various fields share their knowledge and insights on the road to the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).

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In northeastern Nigeria, FAO is providing vulnerable pregnant and breastfeeding women and children affected by acute malnutrition with local supplementary food, known as Tom Brown, to support their recovery and prevent child wasting.

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Follow FAO at COP28

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) hosted by the United Arab Emirates in Dubai will take place between 30 November and 12 December. For FAO, COP28 serves as a platform for collaborative dialogue, knowledge sharing, and decision-making on the unique role of agriculture and food systems in the fight against climate change.

See the FAO at COP28 webpage for more information.

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Climate action

Actions to make agriculture sustainable are among the most effective measures to help nations adapt to and mitigate climate change. 

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Anticipatory action

FAO is forging a way for a faster, more effective humanitarian system by shifting from disaster response to anticipation.