Latest FAO News

FAO scales up procurement of fertilizers thanks to $10 million loan from UN Central Emergency Response Fund
Somalia: “We cannot wait for famine to be declared; we must act now”
Global food commodity prices decline in July
Ukraine: FAO, Canada join forces to address grain storage deficit
FAO to boost soil nutrient mapping in Central America and sub-Saharan Africa
Soils, where food begins
UNITAR and Luiss conclude first edition of their joint Executive Master in Rome
Nuclear technologies for more resilient agriculture
Science and innovation are key accelerators for transforming agrifood systems
Animal health important for helping cut greenhouse gas emissions, new report says
Green Climate Fund approves new projects in Benin and Gambia
Presenting UNDESA-UNITAR’s analytical paper at Multi-Sector Policy Dialogue between Government of Seychelles and UNCT
Bold, scaled, collaborative actions are needed to give everyone access to enough nutritious food, FAO Director-General says
Two new sites in Japan designated FAO Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems
La Dieta Mediterranea: uno strumento cruciale per un futuro più nutriente e sostenibile
G20: FAO urges Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to support Food Import Financing Facility
Statement on Global Food Security Crisis
Transparency is critical to reduce uncertainty in agrifood markets, FAO Director-General says
Deteriorating hunger situation urgent crisis for millions caught in conflict
G20: FAO says global threats to agrifood systems need complex approach
Benchmark FAO Food Price Index shows dip in international prices of cereals, vegetable oils and sugar
UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021
World at serious risk of food access crisis now and food availability crisis next season
Ukraine: FAO scales up efforts to save upcoming harvest, ensure export of vital grains
UN Ocean Conference: Aquatic food production key to combating hunger, according to FAO Director General
Some progress made but much work needed to achieve 2030 Agenda fishery-related targets, FAO Director-General says
Heads of OECD and FAO emphasise importance of peace and transforming our agrifood systems for guaranteeing access to food
Record fisheries and aquaculture production makes critical contribution to global food security
UN report: Reducing trade costs can help drive sustainable development
Asia-Pacific nations on accelerated push for rural digitalization to achieve SDGs
FAO Investment Centre looks back at 2021 in new Annual Review – and ahead
Drought in Horn of Africa: FAO appeals for $172 million to help avert famine and humanitarian catastrophe
G7 Ministerial Conference: FAO outlines five urgent steps to address global food crisis
Uganda contributes nearly $10 million to South-South Cooperation project with FAO and China
Global Environment Facility approves $18 million to support FAO-led projects in Africa and Latin America
Tigray: Time is running out to avert worrying levels of food insecurity
Carbon neutrality: Utopia or new green wave?
Sudan: new data reveals sharp deterioration in food crisis, with nearly 12 million hungry people
Innovative partnerships key to global food security, FAO Director-General says
FAO Desert Locust campaign: East Africa upsurge supressed, Kenya free from Desert Locust
FAO Council endorses new 10-year strategies on Climate Change and on Science and Innovation
FAO Council gathers to review plans and progress
Research and farming institutions from Brazil, Netherlands and Zimbabwe win FAO Awards
Afghanistan: FAO and World Bank step up their response to worsening food security
New UN Food Outlook report: World’s most vulnerable are paying more for less food
Amazon River freshwater fish show signs of overexploitation
Mediterranean Dialogue on Food Crisis: Conflict bolsters case for transforming agrifood systems
As rains fail again, catastrophic hunger looms over Somalia