News archive 2021

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FAO Director-General QU Dongyu says healthy soils are crucial for sustainable agri-food systems
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“We are working against time because we need to be more effective, more efficient and more innovative than climate change,” FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said in remarks opening an informal consultation with MemFbers on the development of a new thematic FAO climate change strategy.
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today launched its Global Action on Green Development of Special Agricultural Products: One Country One Priority Product (OCOP).
Photo courtesy of GIAHS (Rice Terraces in Southern Mountainous and Hilly areas, China).
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu addresses World Conservation Congress in Marseille
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The world has the opportunity to bolster collective and collaborative methods to prevent future pandemics through a universal, inclusive One Health approach, FAO Director-General said today at the G20 Health Ministers Meeting held in Rome.
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The FAO Food Price Index averaged 127.4 points in August, up 3.1 percent from July and 32.9 percent from the same month in 2020.
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The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, today called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to promote innovation and digitalization to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has appealed for humanitarian assistance to be scaled up as Afghanistan continues to be hit hard by an ever-worsening drought that threatens the livelihoods of more than 7 million people who rely on agriculture or livestock.
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As the total amount of freshwater on Earth is fixed and cannot be changed, food production and some of the world’s largest cities face serious risks, making efficient and effective allocation of paramount importance, according to two new reports from FAO.
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New FAO-led report launched at World Water Week provides guidance on integrated forest-water management