In focus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Learn what FAO is doing with regard to the current pandemic and its impacts on food and agriculture. Check out FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme.

Event
Committee on Forestry (COFO 25)

The twenty-fifth session of the Committee on Forestry will be convened virtually from 5 to 9 October 2020. Access the programme and list of documents here.

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In focus
Join Global AgriInno Challenge 2020

If you are a young entrepreneur, participate in our forums on e-Agriculture, share your innovative ideas with us and enhance your knowledge on smart agriculture. Find out more.

Event
World Food Day Ceremony -16 October

Heads of the Rome-based UN agencies, FAO Special Ambassadors and other speakers will gather to mark FAO’s 75th anniversary during the global World Food Day ceremony. Pre-register to watch the ceremony from 14.00h CET.

From the DG
FAO and the Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean discuss ways to strengthen collaboration

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today met the Regional Coordinator of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger (PFH) in Latin America and the Caribbean, Jairo Flores, to discuss ways of strengthening the collaboration between FAO and Parliaments in the region to fight poverty, hunger and malnutrition.

Data

The trail-blazing female entrepreneur leading Afghanistan’s growing saffron market

Stories

The trail-blazing female entrepreneur leading Afghanistan’s growing saffron market

Karima is opening doors for other Afghan women to enter the saffron industry

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Digital Agriculture

In East Africa, a race to outsmart locusts with drones and data

With the COVID-19 emergency, East Africa continues to struggle with another crisis - the locust upsurge. Mobile phones, drones and satellites can help win this...

Country Showcase

The brand new FAO country showcase is a space where Member Countries can highlight their agricultural systems, innovations and food products. Take a worldwide tour of local agriculture, beautiful landscapes and typical crops and food. More countries will be available in the upcoming months.

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

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Philippines
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Chile
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Mexico
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Peru

Andean Agriculture, Peru, 2011

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Algeria
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Tunisia
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United Arab Emirates
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Egypt

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