Highlights archive

20/12/2022

How do you prefer to read? On your phone, on your tablet, on your computer, or in print? As a knowledge-driven organization, FAO works to guarantee continued access to its knowledge. Here’s how to browse through the wealth of our online resources, [...]

05/12/2022

The right to adequate food is about ensuring everyone has access every day to nutritious, sufficient, safe and affordable food. This is a human right, not a privilege. Human Rights Day 2022 marks the one-year countdown to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration [...]

29/11/2022

About 95% of the food is directly or indirectly produced on our soils, which have a natural capacity to support plants by providing them with nutrients through the soil solution. Healthy soils are crucial to our basic survival as well [...]

17/11/2022

As the 45th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC45) discusses new food standards from 21 to 25 November 2022, you may wish to browse through a selection of FAO’s publications on food safety, highlighting the pivotal role of Codex Alimentarius [...]

16/11/2022

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security and development today. Drug-resistant microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites can spread between and within animal, human and plant populations and migrate through the [...]

31/10/2022

Tomorrow's agriculture must produce more food with less of a environmental footprint, the basis for strong local and diversified agrifood systems that are more resilient to shocks and disruptions. With this in mind, the first-ever Global Conference on Sustainable Plant Production [...]

26/10/2022

FAO’s cookbook helps you know, cook and eat fish.

24/10/2022

Climate change threatens our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. From 6 to 18 November, the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), a 2-week summit [...]

19/10/2022

Released to coincide with the Frankfurter Buchmesse (19−23 October), the new edition of the FAO publications catalogue is now available. It includes the latest editions of the State of the World collection, a recently released fish cookbook that collects popular recipes from around the world, and other new publications produced by [...]

30/09/2022

International Translation Day (30 September) is an opportunity to promote multilingualism and discover one of FAO's most translated publications: the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. Adopted 27 years ago by the FAO Conference, the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries remains the reference for [...]

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