Ukraine: FAO, Canada join forces to address grain storage deficit
Canada contributes USD 40 million to cover 2.4 million tonnes of storage.
Europe and Central Asia: Promoting green agriculture to transform local agrifood systems
FAO rolls out its global initiative “One Country One Priority Product”.
FAO to boost soil nutrient mapping in Central America and sub-Saharan Africa
A USD 20 million contribution from U.S.A. will catalyze more efficient use of fertilizers.
Nuclear technologies for more resilient agriculture
FAO/IAEA International Symposium on Managing Land and Water for Climate-Smart Agriculture.
Science and innovation are key accelerators for transforming agrifood systems
FAO Director-General stresses the importance of FAO’s first-ever Science and Innovation Strategy in achieving new levels of productivity, quality, diversity, efficiency, and environmental sustainability.
Animal health important for helping cut greenhouse gas emissions, new report says
Study by FAO and partners says better approach needed in evaluating the impact.
Our agrifood systems need transformative finance, governance
The Director of the FAO Office of Sustainable Development Goals, Stefanos Fotiou, spoke at today’s Moment for Nature high-level thematic debate, discussing how agrifood systems serve as a cohesive avenue to foster a healthy planet. Today saw the High-level Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly: Moment for Nature, convened by the...
Bold, scaled, collaborative actions are needed to give everyone access to enough nutritious food, FAO Director-General says
QU Dongyu addresses opening of the 28th Session of FAO Committee on Agriculture.
FAO at the HLPF 2022
Revisit the latest FAO engagements at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) and the main takeaways from discussions spanning the many areas across which transforming our agrifood systems stand to accelerate progress on the 2030 Agenda. In 2022, FAO has actively engaged in the preparatory process of the HLPF. In...
Urgent resolve, global coordination to avoid a food availability and access crisis
FAO Chief Economist, Máximo Torero, presented today on the prospects of global food security at a high-level event on coordinating responses to the global food crisis, convened by the President of the UN General Assembly and the Committee on World Food Security. Convened by the 76th President of the UN General Assembly...
Green Climate Fund approves new projects in Benin and the Gambia
Through a partnership with FAO the new projects will introduce climate resilient practices to lower emissions and improve livelihoods.
Call for urgent action to address the global food security crisis
Joint Statement by the Heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Food Programme, and World Trade Organization.
Transparency is critical to reduce uncertainty in agrifood markets, FAO Director-General says
Committee on Commodity Problems opens its 75th Session.
G20: FAO says global threats to agrifood systems need complex approach
Investment, policy changes and better use of resources essential, FAO Director-General stresses.
Afghanistan: FAO intensifies support to most vulnerable smallholder farmers affected by drought and earthquake
New USD 14 million project funded by the Government of Japan aims to enhance local food production capacity.
Benchmark FAO Food Price Index shows dip in international prices of cereals, vegetable oils and sugar
World cereal production seen slightly down in 2022.
World hunger situation: urgent need to rethink our agrifood systems
Following the launch of the 2022 edition of ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World’ report, FAO Chief Economist Máximo Torero briefed journalists at the UN in New York. Following the launch of the latest edition of ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World’ (SOFI)...
UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021
The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report shows the world is moving backwards in efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition.
Ukraine: FAO scales up efforts to save upcoming harvest, ensure export of vital grains
New $17 million Japan-funded project aims to address grain storage deficit and increase export of critical agricultural goods to international markets.
World at serious risk of a food access crisis now and a food availability crisis next season
FAO Director-General addresses UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.