In Focus: FAO response to global food security challenges


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 urgently requires $95.4 million to scale up response to save lives, enable access to food and protect vital livelihoods


Burkina Faso, Haiti, Mali and the Sudan have been elevated to the highest alert level to join Afghanistan, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen

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 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.

Ongoing crises

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

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.