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This year, we will celebrate the diversity of bees and look at the ways we keep them.
Healthy plants constitute the foundation for all life on Earth, as well as ecosystem functions, food security and nutrition.

The updates are available in Chinese, English and French.


Water is fundamental – and a right. But its provision may be slowing down to a trickle. Decades of increased freshwater withdrawal, overextraction of groundwater, poor management, and misuse and contamination of freshwater ecosystems have intensified water stress and degraded water-relate...


From fisheries and aquaculture, where women make up half of the workforce, but are disproportionately engaged in the least stable and lowest paid jobs; to land agriculture, where women will often work the fields, but not own them; to a persistent blindness to the specific nutritional needs of ...

 Find out more about the nutritional benefits of pulses
Books have the capacity to conjure up new worlds and transport you to new places. 

Here’s how to browse through the wealth of our online resources, easily accessible from your computer or mobile phone.

Human Rights Day 2022 marks the one-year countdown to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
We’ve put together a  list of FAO resources that give an overview of FAO's work on climate change, across interlinking sectors and thematic areas.

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 S...


Forests cover nearly one-third of the earth’s land surface and provide people with goods such as timber, fuel, food and fodder. They help combat climate change, protect biodiversity and serve as areas where people can get close to nature.

Sustainably using forests will help us move to an...

A selection of FAO’s publications on food safety highlights the pivotal role of Codex Alimentarius in protecting consumer health and facilitating the international food trade.

Learn more by reviewing some of FAO’s key materials on AMR