In Focus: FAO response to global food security challenges


Interview with FAO Deputy Director-General Beth Bechdol on Gaza and other global emergencies including Ukraine and Sudan


UN agency issues call for urgent action in wake of Integrated Food Security Phase Classification report


FAO Brief examines the potential implications on global food markets and food security


The programme aims to prevent Ukraine from requiring food assistance in the long term

FAO responses to the ongoing crisis and their impact on global food security: Data analyses, policy recommendations, and actions on the ground.
On the ground in Gaza

Get the latest information on the food security situation in the Gaza Strip.

Ongoing crises

Saving lives, safeguarding livelihoods and laying the foundations for resilience.

On the ground in Ukraine

The latest developments on FAO’s emergency activities on the ground.

FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting not only food trade, food supply chains and markets but also people’s lives, livelihoods and nutrition.

Policy tools

FAO provides information and tools to support policy analyses and assess the impact of the war on food security and global agricultural markets.

Briefing Notes

All updates and information notes on FAO’s response in Ukraine. 

Policy Proposals

FAO proposals for addressing the global food security situation and the risks associated with the current conflict.

Food Price Index

The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities.

Policy Decision Database

The Food and Agriculture Policy Decision Analysis (FAPDA) is a database developed to provide worldwide access to policy information.

FAO Data Lab

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.


Follow the latest data, metrics and more.