Latest FAO News

FAO Annual Employee Recognition Awards go to 200 individuals and ten teams across UN agency
Launch of Tripartite Joint Risk Assessment Operational Tool
Joint Risk Assessment Operational Tool in time of COVID-19
Desert Locust upsurge continues to threaten food security in Horn of Africa and Yemen despite intense efforts
FAO launches UN’s International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021
Global Environment Facility approves over $78 million to support FAO-led projects
Transforming agri-food systems to feed world and tackle climate change
Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries are turning corner on overexploitation
Mountain people among world’s hungriest as biodiversity loss and climate change take their toll
Small Island Developing State leaders join FAO Director-General to explore pathways to resilience
FAO calls for anticipatory action in support of agriculture to give relief and hope to households in crises
Leveraging trade to end hunger
FAO Council concluded with firm steps forward
World Soil Day highlights role of soil biodiversity in boosting food production and nutrition
International Platform for Digital Food and Agriculture can bring huge benefits to sector, high-level panel says
FAO Food Price Index rises sharply
FAO and partners advocate for inclusive food systems to combat rural poverty
New United Nations report reveals inequality in geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America
Director-General updates Council on FAO’s work and engagement in past 16 months
How to overcome water challenges in agriculture
Fresh kick-off for agri-food systems transformation
FAO urges G20 to support farmers, protect vulnerable and invest in innovation
World leaders join forces to fight accelerating crisis of antimicrobial resistance
New partnership to boost bamboo and rattan’s contribution to sustainable development
Drug-resistant infections threaten to become next pandemic
Global Climate Fund approves $160 million to support FAO-led projects
FAO’s Food Outlook: Developing countries buoy global food trade
Global Food Security Cluster turns 10: ending hunger is everyone’s job
UN food agencies warn of rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine in four hotspots
FAO launches Food Coalition to lift food access, sustainable agri-food systems
Global food prices continue rising in October
Europe and Central Asia call for more sustainable and innovative agriculture
Innovation and digitalization key for agriculture development in Europe and Central Asia
Locust control campaign covers millions of hectares, but voracious pest is still a threat in East Africa
African countries commit to accelerate actions towards food security
Empowering women to leave no one behind
FAO calls for stepping up forest and landscape restoration
FAO aims to untap Africa’s potential to end hunger and malnutrition
FAO and OIE kickstart global initiative to stop spread of deadly pig disease
Canada and U.S. join FAO in commemorating UN agency’s 75th anniversary at opening of informal North America
Strong support for innovation and digital technologies in Latin America and Caribbean
Director-General engages with Italian parliamentarians on partnership potential
FAO’s Statistical Yearbook offers largest trove of data on food and agriculture
FAO calls for collaboration and innovation in Latin America and Caribbean
ZEF’s Joachim von Braun gives special lecture for 2020 World Food Day
FAO honored by minting of special coin in India
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and FAO approve COVID-19 technical support package
Nobel laureate outlines how new technologies measurably boost farmers