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Healthy soils lay at the foundations of agricultural development, healthy and nutritious food production, and essential ecosystem services, which are crucial to our basic survival as well as our planet’s sustainable future.  With this year’s theme "Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity", World [...]


FAO released a set of Trade policy briefs aimed at providing an overview of key trade-related questions addressed in recent FAO studies and publications, as well as broadening understanding of such issues, especially in the context of the World Trade [...]


Did you know that more than 1,000 FAO publications are published in French every year? The Publications branch now offers monthly publications updates in French to ensure you get the most up-to-date FAO’s knowledge products.  The newsletter highlights the key publications available in French [...]


Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming an ever more prevalent and dangerous threat. World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 is an opportunity to increase awareness and encourage best practices among the general public, policy makers, farmers and producers, and animal and public health workers, [...]


On World Fisheries Day 2021, FAO and the Holy See are jointly calling for a commitment to more transparency and collaboration between fisheries and maritime authorities and international organizations  to make sure the rights of fishers and fish workers are [...]


As the 44th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC44) discusses new food standards from 8 to 18 November 2021, you may wish to browse through a selection of FAO’s publications on food safety, highlighting the pivotal role of Codex Alimentarius in [...]


COP26 is an opportunity to browse through a selection of FAO titles showcasing the Organization’s work on green and climate-resilient agriculture. For a wider range of titles, check the recently released FAO publications catalogue. Green and climate-resilient agricultureThis brochure looks at how [...]


Released to coincide with the Frankfurt book fair (20-24 October 2021), the October 2021 edition of the FAO publications catalogue is now available. It shares the latest publications produced by FAO across all of its thematic areas and includes the latest editions of the State of the World flagship reports, the Indigenous Peoples’ food systems [...]


Soils are essential to life on Earth. Their protection is of the utmost importance to ensure the future of agri-food systems and the provision of key ecosystem services. While there is increasing attention to the importance of biodiversity for food [...]


In a world where the number of people affected by hunger has been slowly rising since 2014, and tonnes of edible food are lost and/or wasted every day, curbing food loss and waste is essential. Food loss and waste also [...]

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