International cereal quotations dip, vegetable oil prices rise, and record grains harvest is expected in the year ahead
Various mitigation options exist to reduce greenhouse gases while meeting increased demand for terrestrial animal-sourced foods
The right to adequate food is bound in law. Discover FAO’s role in the advancement of this human right at global, national, and regional levels.
The Council is the executive arm of FAO's governing body. Access the agenda, meeting documents and more of the 174th Session.
Towards ending gender-based violence and early marriages in Senegal and sub-Saharan Africa.
Data analyses, policy recommendations, and actions on the ground.
In South Sudan, the livelihoods of Lilly and other smallholder farmers are hit hard by climate change. Lilly’s crops were destroyed by this year prolonged dry season. Watch the video and learn how with FAO support in excavating a pond to store water, providing a solar-powered water pump for i...
FAO and partners are working with countries to assess their greenhouse gas emissions and develop sustainable livestock systems that benefit farmers, the economy, and the planet.
In Buenaventura, Colombia, women fish sellers known as the Platoneras work informally and earn low wages. Without social protection schemes, they are vulnerable to life hazards. Find out how FAO and partners are contributing to strengthen their livelihoods and improve their access to social protection schemes.
Thanks to continued trust and growing financial support from our Resource Partners, FAO is working to create a world without hunger or poverty.
The Director-General’s Medium Term Plan (Reviewed) 2022-25 and Programme of Work and Budget 2024-25.
The FAO Data Lab for Statistical Innovation modernizes the statistical business process, with a specific focus on emergency contexts, when having access to timely information is very important.
A world free from hunger and malnutrition where food and agriculture contributes to improving the living standards of all
FAO works with governments and partners to empower some of the world’s most marginalized people to end rural poverty.
FAO helps ensure food security by developing ways of growing food that will work in the future so that millions of people don’t go hungry.
Good health starts with nutrition. FAO sets global standards and works with governments and the private sector to ensure food quality and safety throughout the food chain.
FAO invests in educational systems for rural communities and supports improved access to primary education and school meals in order to create equal opportunities for all and chances of lifelong learning.
FAO supports gender equality in the agricultural sector in an effort to raise levels of nutrition in local communities and improve agricultural productivity.
FAO works with governments to ensure water use in agriculture is made more efficient, equitable and environmentally friendly.
FAO promotes the use of renewable energies and works to ensure access to modern energy services across the food chain.
FAO seeks better economic opportunities for all by investing in sustainable agricultural practices and food systems that reduce inequalities and create decent jobs.
FAO seeks to secure a future for rural communities via investments in transportation, irrigation, food storage facilities and communication technologies.
FAO works with countries and partners to generate employment in rural areas, ensure access to natural resources for the most vulnerable and connect farmers to markets.
FAO works to improve urban healthcare, water quality and rethink city region food systems to help deter the negative effects of sprawling urbanisation.
FAO coordinates major global initiatives and projects to tackle food waste and loss, partnering with international organisations, the private sector and civil society.
FAO supports countries in responding to the threats of climate change by providing advice, data and tools for better agricultural policies and practices.
FAO, in partnership with governments and fishing communities, implements best practices in fisheries to ensure our oceans are protected as a means of livelihoods.
FAO promotes sustainable approaches to natural resource management and supports endeavours that promote a balance between conservation and development initiatives.
FAO plays a critical role in peacebuilding, restoring rural livelihoods, building resilience and participatory approaches to policymaking.
FAO acts as a neutral policymaking forum and develops partnerships with all concerned with food and agriculture to ensure a world free from hunger.
In South Sudan, the livelihoods of Lilly and other smallholder farmers are hit hard by climate change. Find out how FAO support enables farmers like Lilly to produce and sustain their livelihood.