Horn of Africa: “The region is facing an unprecedented disaster”
The Horn of Africa is prone to natural shocks and hazards. The region h...
Spotlighting the impact of the Common Oceans Program in the context of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA)
The 2023 United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA) Review Conference, taking place from May 22 to 26, brought together country representatives, experts, and stakeholders to...
Celebrating the diversity of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems
International Tea Day 2023: Supporting smallholder tea producers is an integral part in the transformation of agrifood systems
World Bee Day 2023: Bees and pollinators need responsible agriculture that supports their role in nature
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) marke...
FAO leads global efforts to strengthen aquaculture for food and sustainable development
The sector now needs an updated set of gover...
UN General Assembly adopts resolution on the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition
The General Assembly adopted by consensus its resolution on the Implementation of the United Nations D...
Global push to step up action against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing
Parties to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations<...
FAO at UNFF18: towards a nexus approach for sustainable forest management
In its 18th Session, the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF18) convened from UN headquarters in New York from 8 to ...
FAO warns of potentially devastating Moroccan Locust outbreak in Afghanistan’s wheat basket
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has w...
Ground-breaking data platform plays key role in tackling acute food insecurity in food crises
Detailed, comprehensive and timely data is essential to address the impact of shocks such as droughts, earthquakes or conflict on agricultural production and livelihoods in parts of the world affected by food crises.
Since its launch, during the first wave of the COVID-19 global pandemic...
The measure of world food prices rose in April for first time in a year
Global Report on Food Crises: Number of people facing acute food insecurity rose to 258 million in 58 countries in 2022
The number of people experiencing acute food insecurity and requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihood assistance increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2022, with over a quarter of a billion facing acute hunger and people in seven countries on the brink of starvation, according to ...
Director-General thanks FAO Council for “strong solidarity”
Threat of El Niño looms, FAO prepares anticipatory actions with Members and partners
Tourism holds potential to benefit mountain ecosystems and communities
A report published tod...
Meat, eggs and milk essential source of nutrients especially for most vulnerable groups, new FAO report says
This is particularly vital during key life stages such as p...
FAO Council begins, Members discuss the Organization’s Programme of Work and Budget 2024-25
Food insecurity and malnutrition in West and Central Africa at 10-year high as crisis spreads to coastal countries
Acute food insecurity is on track to reach a 10-year high in West and Central Africa by June of this year - a new study shows - with a worrying expansion of food insecurity into coastal countries, and catastrophic levels of hunger hitting conflict-affected areas of Burkina Faso and Mali where ...