FAO emergencies and resilience

Almost a quarter of the population in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continue to face acute food insecurity as humanitarian needs grow to record levels

More than 25 million people continue to face crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according...

Learning about the needs of households and traders in Nigeria to understand the difficulties they face

One enumerator’s experience with face-to-face data collection

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.