Towards a waste-free future
Over the past 50 years, food production has grown by almost 300 percent. And yet, by 2050, we will need to produce 60 percent more food to feed a world population of 9.3 billion.
Upgrading traditional techniques boosts production of famous Azerbaijani tomatoes
Emergency support allows families in the Republic of Moldova to feed their cattle
FAO assists seed system management in four countries of southern Europe and Central Asia
New UN report focuses on food security and nutrition in Europe and Central Asia, points way towards more affordable and sustainable diets
In the context of climate change, Central Asia stands ready for more cooperation on food security
Acknowledging the negative impacts of climate change on agriculture and food production, ministers from the five Central Asian countries discuss today potential solutions for addressing regional and global food and climate change challenges. The meeting was fostered by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Smartphones are boosting gender equality in Georgia and beyond
Conference spotlights regional food system sustainability
The first set of systematic and in-depth National Food Systems Assessments in Central Asia show that consumer food preferences are changing. Agrifood systems are becoming industrialized and globalized. Increasing numbers of people live in cities and personal income levels are rising. Th...
Knowledge, innovation and digitalization can transform agriculture in Uzbekistan
Digital innovation and technology can transform agrifood systems into environmentally and economically sustainable systems that will promote better production and enhance more equitable rural livelihoods with increased opportunities for women, youth, and vulnerable groups. The challenge is how to move ahead with a digitalization programme that is effective and efficient, and which harnesses the existing wealth of knowledge held by farmers, agribusiness entrepreneurs, researchers, and extension service agents.
FAO continues push to address land abandonment in North Macedonia
The abandonment of agricultural land in North Macedonia is a pressing concern, with approximately 32 percent of arable agricultural land in the country having been abandoned – a much higher rate than in most other European countries.
Cash assistance is helping families in Ukraine rebuild their day-to-day lives
Alley planted in memory of late FAO Representative in Bishkek
FAO helps rebuild agriculture and livelihoods in Albania
Türkiye-Syria earthquake: farmers are in need of immediate assistance
FAO facilitates dialogue on financing agricultural transformation
Inclusive junior field schools leave no one behind
Global Environment Facility pledges support for FAO climate change projects in Türkiye
FAO, in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Türkiye, has been granted financial support of about USD 45 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for three new projects between 2022 and 2025. The projects will focus on biodiversity conservation, sustainable forest management, ecosystem management, water conservation, and climate change mitigation.