Safeguarding mountain vegetation: FAO receives 2021 GEO Sustainable Development Goals Award 26 November 2021

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has won an award for developing new methods to monitor a Sustainable Development Goal indicator on the amount of green vegetation covering the world’s mountains, using satellite images and modelling.

Innovative forestry approaches needed to boost food security in drylands 23 November 2021

Boosting the capacity of forests and agrosilvopastoral systems in drylands to alleviate poverty and contribute to food security was the focus of an FAO expert meeting this month. Hosted by Tanzania, the Second Session of the Committee on Forestry's Working Group on Dryland Forests and Agrosilvopastoral Systems was attend by about 40 member countries, as well as non-member countries, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations.


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last updated:  Wednesday, November 17, 2021