Highlights archive

07/02/2022

World Pulses Day, 10 February, is an opportunity to celebrate the critical role these nutritious seeds play in addressing challenges of poverty, food security, nutrition, soil health and climate change. Since The International Year of Pulses in 2016, FAO has been the lead [...]

31/01/2022

COVID-19 has exacerbated what was already a worsening situation. The most recent data − collected in 2020 and published in mid-2021 − shows up to 811 million people chronically undernourished as the pandemic swept the world, halting economic activity, disrupting supply chains and deepening [...]

19/01/2022

Education offers a means for people to fulfil their own potential and help build a better future for all. FAO is committed to sharing knowledge and building capacity in the areas of food and agriculture to support sustainable development and [...]

05/01/2022

Browse through a selection of FAO’s publications on food safety, highlighting the pivotal role of Codex Alimentarius in protecting consumer health and facilitating the international food trade.CODEX 2021 – A year of virtual realityThis publication captures the advances in international [...]

04/01/2022

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. Browse this selection of publications demonstrating FAO’s long-term commitment to promoting inclusivity, access [...]

15/12/2021

Migration brings both challenges and opportunities for food security, sustainable agriculture and rural development. International Migrants Day 2021 has been an opportunity to explore policy options that address the adverse drivers of migration and incorporate migration issues in agriculture and rural development strategies. FAO migration [...]

14/12/2021

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.  Browse a selection of FAO publications showcasing the Organization’s work on [...]

06/12/2021

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. With the theme “EQUALITY”, this year’s Human Rights Day aims to raise awareness [...]

30/11/2021

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 [...]