Ciencia, tecnología e innovación


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Rome – Details surrounding the World Food Forum (WFF) 2024 including this year’s theme: “Good food for all, for today and tomorrow” were unveiled at an event at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

In 2024 the WFF’s year-long activities will culminate in a flagship event to be held on 14– 18 October. This will include sessions dedicated to Global Youth ActionScience and Innovation and Hand-in-Hand Investment

The consultation is open until 8th May 2024.
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Rabat – The 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa has concluded with a strong ministerial declaration that calls for greater support to build resilience in African countries against climate shocks, increase cooperation for Blue Transformation to intensify African aquaculture, a revival of underutilised African crops, and inclusive rural transformation.
Rabat - Hunger levels in Africa have increased in the past two years, due to lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing conflicts, the climate crisis and economic shocks, but the continent’s possibilities are vast and optimism about the opportunities that lie ahead ...
Ministerial segment of 38th Session of FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean opens in Guyana
Amman - The situation in Gaza, coupled with protracted crises in Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, is of "great concern," the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said Monday as he addressed the 37th session of the FAO Regi...
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In the verdant expanse of Uzbekistan's Fergana region, where the fertile soil meets the horizon in a tapestry of vibrant greens, farmers have long toiled in a landscape rich in tradition and agricultural heritage. 
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19/02/2024 Colombo, Sri Lanka - Science and innovative technologies can speed up efficient, resilient, sustainable and inclusive development of value chains of geographically-specific special agricultural products (SAPs), helping bring about much-needed transformation of agrifood systems, en...
Kathmandu – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, on Saturday paid a visit to a farmers group working with FAO’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) project in Nepal and attended the launch of the Tele Plant Doctor App under FAO’s Digital Village Initiative (DVI).

The FAO's Office of Innovation (OIN) is proud to announce the release of the joint FAO-CIRAD Global Foresight Synthesis Report 


The second edition of the FAO Science and Innovation Forum focused on exploring the applications of innovative science and technologies to accelerate the transformation of agri...

FAO Director-General addresses panel on harnessing science and technology at Global Food Security Summit in London
14/11/2023 - In a momentous move towards enhancing transformative partnerships, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Science Council (ISC) signed a Letter of Intent on October 31 to bolster science-policy interfaces for agrifood systems.
FAO’s Office of Innovation, in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) and the Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network (APIRAS), recently organized regional training (18–20 September) on multistakeholder policy engagement in agri...
Un estudio de 154 países aboga por la contabilidad de costos reales para orientar las políticas

Among the numerous events showcasing science and promising innovations for climate action, the Science and Innovation Forum also looked at how FAO is guided by the synergistic application of its two new strategies: the Science and Innovation Strategy and the Strategy on Climate Change, led by FAO Chief Scientist Ismahane Elouafi and FAO Deputy Director-General Semedo.

Participants stressed that climate resilience, adaptation and mitigation cannot be achieved without science and innovation
New technologies help farmers manage crops and livestock, detect pests and diseases and optimize the use of labour, fertilizers, pesticides, feed and water
FAO calls for global engagement at High-Level Event of Science and Innovation Forum