FAO Liaison Office for North America

The FAO Liaison Office for North America works with strategic partners in the United States and Canada to achieve the goal of defeating hunger and malnutrition worldwide. Based in Washington DC, our office provides a neutral platform for knowledge sharing to facilitate the transformation of agrifood systems in order to achieve global food security, leaving no one behind.

FAO Food Price Index stable in June


The benchmark for world food commodity prices was unchanged in June, as increases in international quotations for vegetable oils, sugar and dairy products offset a decrease in those for cereals, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported in early July.

Sudan is facing an unprecedented hunger catastrophe, say UN agency chiefs


Alarming new food security projections for Sudan published in the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report show that Sudan is facing a devastating hunger catastrophe on a scale not seen since the Darfur crisis in the early 2000s.

FAO response to global food security challenges

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Find information on FAO's responses to ongoing crises and their impact on global food security, including data analyses, policy recommendations, and actions on the ground.

Data from FAO projects is now easier to explore and understand


A new online dashboard provides an intuitive, user-friendly way to visualize connections between FAO’s projects, resource partners, and thematic areas of work, offering an easy way for the public to understand the large amount of project data published by the Organization.

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FAO Liaison Office for North America
1730 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 399
Washington, DC 20006, USA

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm ET