FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in New York

FAO delivered a statement from the floor during the UN ECOSOC Management Segment today, alluding to the critical work of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and the UN Nutrition network.  Today saw the meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Management Segment, convened to discuss and integrate key...
FAO Director-General highlights challenges and opportunities facing the sector at COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade.
Food insecurity and malnutrition worsen across Somalia as risk of famine increases amid historic fourth failed rainy season.
In a virtual briefing from New York to Member States and humanitarian partners on the situation on Mali, FAO categorically stressed the need to make agriculture and livelihood support a priority. Support is urgently needed to restore food production at the household and community levels, FAO said at today’s humanitarian briefing...
Conflict, weather extremes, economic shocks, the lingering impacts of COVID-19, and the ripple effects from the war in Ukraine push millions of people in countries across the world into poverty and hunger.
Statement by Dr. QU Dongyu on this year's theme “Only One Earth” calling for “sustainable living in harmony with nature”.  
At a press briefing today from New York, journalists heard from Máximo Torero, FAO Chief Economist, who spoke on the Food Price Index update for May and its implications for world food commodity markets ahead. World food commodity prices saw a modest decline in May, says the latest update of the FAO...
Benchmark measure shows international prices for vegetable oils and dairy products down, while up for wheat, rice and poultry meat.
The ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAF) played a center role in FAO’s engagement during the 15th Round of Informal Consultations of State Parties to the UN Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA), taking place in New York last 17-19 May. Earlier last month, the 15th Round of Informal Consultations of State Parties to the United...
FAO welcomes a $12 million contribution from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund, more funds are urgently needed to avert hunger crisis.
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu’s keynote speech to World Potato Congress in Ireland points to seeds, yields and poverty reduction.
Membership will help FAO contribute to making digital tools and knowledge products more accessible to farmers.
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu addresses inaugural High-Level Dialogue by the Food Coalition.
New FAOSTAT domain allows for easier assessment of trends in agriculture sectors around the world.
Launch of global black soils map and new key targets for 2030
Empowerment of women and youth working in the tea sector is also crucial, FAO Director-General says.
Revisit FAO’s engagements during the first IMRF, at the crossroads of human mobility, rural development, and the need to transform our agrifood systems. The first quadrennial International Migration Review Forum 2022 (IMRF) took place in New York from 17-20 May. Convened by the UN General Assembly, the IMRF serves as the...
FAO marks World Bee Day 2022 with a focus on protecting the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems.
Director-General QU Dongyu notes that conflict remains the main driver of global hunger
FAO Director-General outlines steps to make agrifood systems more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable at ministerial-level event in New York