FAO ready to help map a pathway out of global food crisis
Director-General addresses G20 Joint Finance and Agriculture Ministers Meeting.
FAO Food Price Index drops for the sixth consecutive month
Prices of vegetable oils lead the decline in September.
International food prices fall, but food access in vulnerable countries remains a concern
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 September and its implications for world food commodity markets ahead. The FAO Food Price Index, the gauge for world food commodity prices, saw its sixth monthly decline in a...
How sustainable forest management can enhance the world’s biodiversity
New report includes case studies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Finland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru and the United Kingdom.
Bioeconomy: FAO is at the forefront of global efforts to promote sustainable food and agriculture
Director-General QU Dongyu addresses EU Bioeconomy Conference on 10th anniversary of strategy launch.
Youth must be given the skills to shape evolving forestry sector, FAO Director-General says
Investing in a sustainable future means investing in youth.
Consumption of primary processed wood products predicted to grow 37 percent by 2050
FAO publishes Global forest sector outlook 2050.
The world must halt deforestation and use forests sustainably, FAO Director-General says
The 26th Session of the Committee on Forestry opens.
Tackling food loss and waste: A triple win opportunity
FAO and UNEP issue call for action on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and waste.
Reducing food loss and waste central to tackling climate change, food insecurity and to making more efficient use of our natural resources
Interview with Rosa Rolle, FAO Team Leader, Food Losses and Waste.
G20 Agriculture Ministers meeting: Stop a food access crisis from turning into a food availability crisis, FAO says
Director-General QU Dongyu urges peace, warns of devastating implications of soaring food and fertilizer prices.
G20 meeting: Digitalization is a big opportunity for women and youth in rural areas, says FAO
FAO Director-General emphasizes the role of digital public goods.
FAO and Slow Food renew collaboration to improve smallholder livelihoods
Partnership will support vulnerable mountain and island communities and promote practices that safeguard biodiversity.
From data to drops: Optimizing water use is key for agrifood systems
FAO Director-General addresses water conference on the margins of the UN General Assembly.
Second Joint Statement by the Heads of FAO, IMF, WBG, WFP, and WTO on the Global Food Security and Nutrition Crisis
A joint call for urgent action to address the global food security crisis.
With drought decimating livelihoods, agriculture must be at core of humanitarian response
FAO Deputy Director-General, Laurent Thomas, spoke today at a high-level event on responding to the urgent humanitarian needs in the Horn of Africa, taking place on the margins of the UN General Assembly High-level Week. At today’s high-level event on the humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa, co-hosted by the Governments...
Food crisis tightens its grip on 19 ‘hunger hotspots’ as famine looms in the Horn of Africa – new report
Rising conflict, weather extremes, and economic instability aggravated by the lingering impacts of COVID-19 and the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine are among the key drivers.
Agrifood systems transformation can help resolve Latin America’s food “paradox"
Inclusive and sustainable development needed, FAO Director-General tells CAF Development Bank of Latin America.
FAO calls for solidarity and passion for humanity to combat rising hunger and poverty
Director-General QU Dongyu addresses high-level event organized by the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.
Global Forum of the UN Decade of Family Farming 2019–2028 begins
Family farmers need to be at the centre of transforming agrifood systems, FAO Director-General says.