Latest FAO News

Joint NGO Statement Calling on UN Security Council to Pass Gaza Ceasefire Resolution
The climate crisis and accessing finance top agenda at high-level gathering of Small Island Developing States, Least Developed Countries and Landlocked Developing Countries
Director-General reaffirms FAO’s commitment to support G20 Brazilian Presidency, urges action on food security and climate
FAO proposes five key actions to address climate-conflict nexus at the United Nations Security Council
Nature is staging a comeback: UN recognizes seven World Restoration Flagships
Gaza: Every day, more and more people are on the brink of famine-like conditions
Global Environment Facility approves new FAO-led projects and programs benefiting 46 countries
Avian influenza and Lunar New Year festivities: vigilance and precautions
FAO Food Price Index down again in January led by lower wheat and maize prices
FAO launches new portal for statistics on Food and Diet
FAO Director-General outlines five pillars for effective impact in Africa at Italy-Africa Summit
Advancing Knowledge on Trade, Food Security and Nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean
FAO Food Price Index declines in December
FAO expresses deep alarm over acute hunger in Gaza Strip
Statement on outcomes from COP28
COP28: FAO spotlights agrifood systems’ potential to address climate impacts and achieve 1.5°C goal
Despite multiple challenges, food insecurity is decreasing in Europe and Central Asia
The Sudan: Escalating conflict and persistent economic decline deepen food security crisis
FAO requires $1.8 billion to save lives and livelihoods of 43 million people in 2024
FAO report: In 2023, in Asia-Pacific millions of people have been unable to afford a healthy diet – women fare worse than men
COP28: FAO marks International Mountain Day 2023 with focus on restoring ecosystems
The Quadripartite launches a guide to support countries implement One Health approach
Climate finance for agrifood systems in sharp downward trend despite their critical role in reaching climate goals
FAO and Norway announce new phase of the EAF-Nansen Programme
COP28: FAO launches global roadmap process to eradicate hunger within 1.5°C limits
FAO welcomes decision to celebrate International Day of Potato annually on May 30
FAO Food Price Index holds steady in November
New FAO report maps pathways towards lower livestock emissions
Agroforestry is a key climate solution, Director-General says at FAO Council side-event
Overfishing in the Mediterranean and Black Sea falls to lowest level in a decade
Alarm bells ignored as Africa continues to face deepening food crisis
FAO Director-General showcases OCOP Initiative as powerful catalyst for change
World Soil Day 2023 highlights link between soil and water, increasingly crucial in face of climate crisis
FAO welcomes $10 million additional funding from the United States of America for soil fertility mapping projects
Camelids take centre stage: FAO launches International Year to recognize their global impact
FAO Council opens by highlighting the Organization’s comparative advantage in facing today’s global challenges
COP28: At climate summit’s first-ever Health Day, FAO highlights interconnected challenges of malnutrition and climate change
COP28: New AIIB-FAO partnership to boost rural infrastructure development to transform agrifood systems
COP28 must be a ‘game changer’ for agrifood systems, FAO Director-General urges
COP28: FAO underlines importance of working together with partners in Pakistan’s Living Indus Initiative
COP28: Fighting AMR requires action on ground, Qu says
COP28: Resilient and healthy mountain systems are key to climate change adaptation and mitigation
COP28: FAO Director-General highlights the role of finance and science in agrifood systems for transformation and prosperity in Africa
COP28: FAO-WTO reinforce collaboration on agrifood trade and food safety
COP28: Director-General QU Dongyu launches new FAO report on loss and damage highlighting need for innovative solutions
COP28: FAO welcomes $50 million in additional funding for innovative African crops project
COP28: Global agrifood systems are the climate solution, FAO Director-General tells world leaders