Latest FAO News

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
FAO, WMO and partners call for early warning and early action to avoid disasters
Impact of COVID-19 on people’s livelihoods, their health and our food systems
FAO, IFAD and WFP pledge to strengthen collaboration against hunger
Donors must double investments to stamp out hunger
Ceres2030 offers path to ending world hunger within decade
Statement by QU Dongyu, Director-General of Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations
FAO Director-General calls for transformational change in way we manage our forests and food systems that depend
Why every signpost is pointing to algae
Biodiversity is a bulwark for people, societies, economies and food security
FAO teams up with UNWTO to boost sustainable rural tourism to help strengthen rural economies and conserve
World Rabies Day 2020
Artificial Intelligence best-practices in agriculture can help bridge digital divide while tackling food insecurity
Virtual Event: Artificial Intelligence, Food for All. Dialogue and Experiences
Global trade in food and agricultural products more than doubles in last two decades
FAO welcomes China’s new $50 million donation to support South-South Cooperation
Ministers from Near East and North Africa commit to strengthen collaboration on food and agriculture
High-level roundtable calls for strengthened collaboration in Near East and North Africa
Near East and North Africa countries discuss responses to COVID-19 and how to transform food systems during FAO
FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition
Urgent action needed to avert risk of famine in Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Yemen
Google and FAO launch new Big Data tool for all
FAO report on food and agriculture indicators underscores lack of progress
FAO to continue to support G20 to address pandemic and strengthen agri-food systems
Asia-Pacific countries pledged bold and innovative action for food security and livelihoods
Global food prices rise in August
SIDS, LDCs and LLDCs make their voices heard at FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference
FAO Regional Conference for Asia-Pacific discusses responses and recovery work on COVID-19 and hunger
Green Climate Fund approves new projects
More than 3 million people facing acute food insecurity as Burkina Faso grapples with COVID-19 and conflict
Global food prices rise in July
FAO-led global COVID-19 Food Coalition gains momentum
IKEA Foundation contributes $3.5 million to support FAO’s work with refugees and host communities
FAO unveils platform to help accelerate action on reducing food loss and waste
Kenya beats back desert locust upsurge for now, but East Africa remains at risk
FAO and Russian Federation sign Contribution Agreement to ramp up fight against desert locusts
United Kingdom supports FAO’s desert locust-fighting efforts with £ 17 million contribution
Australian expertise supporting global Fall Armyworm response
Yemen sees return to alarming levels of food insecurity
World’s most comprehensive analysis of forest resources launched today in an innovative format
Global action needed now to halt spread of deadly pig disease