In Focus: FAO response to global food security challenges


New analysis reveals that almost the entire population is facing high levels of acute food insecurity with 1 in 5 Gazans being on the verge of famine


Gaza: FAO contributes to fighting malnutrition and starvation From FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa


New data reveals that half of the population or about 1.1 million people are experiencing catastrophic food insecurity


FOOD FOR GAZA - A Round Table for the Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in the Middle East focused on Food Security


Director-General addresses 37th session of FAO Regional Ministerial Conference for the Near East and North Africa

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.