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FAO Annual Employee Recognition Awards go to 200 individuals and ten teams across UN agency
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
New Ambassador for Disarmament announced
Transforming agri-food systems to feed world and tackle climate change
Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative
Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries are turning corner on overexploitation
CSI UNSW teaching team record another win
Mountain people among world’s hungriest as biodiversity loss and climate change take their toll
Rosemary Kayess: Human Rights Day Oration 2020
Inclusive Employment and ICT
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
Greens demand answers: did PM mislead parliament on climate summit invitation?
Leveraging trade to end hunger
International Volunteer Day 2020
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
Together We Can
International Day of People with Disability 2020: Building Back Better
FAO and partners advocate for inclusive food systems to combat rural poverty
Deaf and Disabled workers call for accessibility and equality
New United Nations report reveals inequality in geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America
Council challenging ableism this International Day of People with Disability
Sir Robert Martin re-elected to UN Committee
Director-General updates Council on FAO’s work and engagement in past 16 months
Talent showcase and awards ceremony to celebrate all abilities
How to overcome water challenges in agriculture
Fresh kick-off for agri-food systems transformation
At home or at work, violence is never OK – Ratify ILO Convention 190
FAO urges G20 to support farmers, protect vulnerable and invest in innovation
South Pacific Central Bank Governors’ committed to cost effective remittances
Your future in City of Swan
New partnership to boost bamboo and rattan’s contribution to sustainable development
Drug-resistant infections threaten to become next pandemic
97 events sponsored for International Day of People with Disability
Global Climate Fund approves $160 million to support FAO-led projects
Veterans Affairs Summit held in Korea
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