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Monday
19/02/2018
Collaborative Partnership on Forests highlights the importance of halting deforestation for sustainable development
The FAO-hosted International Conference on Halting Deforestation organised by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests aims to promote dialogue across sectors and stakeholder grou ....
Thursday
15/02/2018
FAO launches guide to tackle Fall Armyworm in Africa head-on
Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across most of Africa, the ....
Thursday
15/02/2018
FAO and OECD call for responsible investment in agriculture
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a pilot project in Paris today to ....
Thursday
15/02/2018
French research institutes and FAO strengthen collaboration
The new partnerships will focus on a number of areas, particularly in developing countries, including agroecology, sustainable natural resources management in the context of clima ....
Wednesday
14/02/2018
Sharing ways that agricultural communities learn on their own
FAO has, with more than 15 partner organizations, set up a Global Farmer Field School Knowledge Platform to facilitate access to best practices and specific expertise. ....
Sunday
11/02/2018
FAO and Telefónica to boost use of cutting-edge digital technologies to assist farmers in developing countries
FAO and Spain’s Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have agreed to work together to leverage the use of cutting-edge digital technologies for agri ....
Thursday
08/02/2018
Reaching an important milestone in reducing dangerous “ghost gear”
In a historic decision, countries today agreed on a set of draft Voluntary Guidelines on Marking Fishing Gear taking a big step forward towards cleaner seas and safer navigation. ....
Wednesday
07/02/2018
$1.06 billion needed to help communities in 26 countries fight back against hunger
FAO has launched a humanitarian appeal asking for $1.06 billion to save lives and livelihoods and address acute hunger in 26 countries. ....
Monday
05/02/2018
The Decade of Family Farming, an extraordinary opportunity to move towards the eradication of hunger and poverty
The UN Decade of Family Farming is an "extraordinary opportunity" to advance public policies that allow the development of family farming and progress towards the Sustainable Deve ....
Thursday
01/02/2018
New estimates suggest global cereal output set a record
FAO’s new Cereal Supply and Demand Brief projects that the stocks-to-use ratio, a proxy for global supply buffers, is expected to rise to its highest level in 16 years. FAO’s Food ....
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