Deputy Director-General Maurizio Martina points out the catastrophic damage induced by the conflict across the entire food supply chain
Sustainable approaches to safeguarding wild animals and the communities that depend on them.
Desert locusts pose a major threat to food security and livelihoods.
Organize an event, spread the word on social media, and more. Here’s how you can help promote the International Year of Camelids 2024!
FAOSTAT provides free access to food and agriculture data for over 245 countries and territories and covers all FAO regional groupings from 1961 to the most recent year available.
Explore the Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition – Statistics and Trends 2023.
Data analyses, policy recommendations, and actions on the ground.
Follow the 37th session of NERC which is set to highlight the importance of transforming agrifood systems as countries recover from the global challenges of recent years.
Watch the video and learn how Nepalese women are engaged in transforming rural communities through agriculture, by improving productivity, reducing social inequalities, and helping to build better lives.
Learn how FAO helped Ines adapt her farming to a changing climate.
In Dakar, Senegal, the massive rural urban migration of these last decades led to losses of agricultural land, triggering food shortages and soaring food prices. Listen to how FAO and the local authorities are working together with women on a micro-gardening project to reduce food insecurity in the city.
Source: Based on FAO. 2023. Employment Indicators: Agriculture. In: FAOSTAT. Rome. [Cited October 2023]. https://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/OEA
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.
The impact of the floods on agriculture and livelihoods