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Pathways towards sustainable food systems in times of crises
IAEA Presents Nuclear Solutions for Plastic Pollution and Carbon Dioxide Removal at UN Forum
1 billion ‘dryland-like’ hectares under threat, FAO study confirms
G7: FAO puts forward proposals to address current and future food shortages
UN spotlights plant health, crucial for boosting food security worldwide
Geospatial data for more targeted agricultural interventions: FAO receives excellence award
First ever International Day of Plant Health: no food security without healthy plants
Step up action on drought
UN labour agency update shows 4.8 million jobs lost to war
Amid war in Ukraine, Europe and Central Asia discuss ways of ensuring food security and transforming agrifood systems
Nearly 20 million going hungry
Newly adopted Seoul Forest Declaration identifies priority action areas
Humanitarian assistance averted food security catastrophe in harsh winter months, but hunger persists
People require humanitarian assistance, livelihood support, jobs, and long-term investment to help solve crisis
Small decrease in food prices in April ‘a welcome relief’
Digital technologies: key accelerator of agrifood systems transformation and rural development
FAO and World Food Forum Launch Young Scientists Group
FAO Food Price Index eases in April
Champion of women’s right to manage land and forests wins top environment prize
Cameroonian activist wins Wangari Maathai Forest Champions’ Award 2022
Global Report on Food Crises: acute food insecurity hits new highs
AFPA highlights global opportunities for sustainable forestry jobs at World Forestry Congress in Kor
Sustainably managed, working forests, vital for halting deforestation and delivering climate goals
Natural resources must be ‘part of solution’ in fight against deforestation
Global deforestation slowing but tropical rainforests remain under threat, key FAO report shows
As World Forestry Congress opens, FAO advocates for vital role of trees and forests
Forests and trees can help us recover from multiple crises, new FAO report says
Quadripartite Memorandum of Understanding signed for new era of One Health collaboration
Sustainable Mountains: FAO calls for transformative response to climate threat
Jordan’s Princess Basma bint Ali named FAO Goodwill Ambassador for Near East and North Africa
FAO Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control extended to end of 2023 with broader scope
Wild Dozen: Prized as ingredients, vulnerable wild plants face surging demand
UNITAR and FAO to jointly deliver an online course on “Trade, Food Security and Nutrition” for Eastern and Southern Africa
Surging food prices: FAO calls for import financing facility for poorer nations at G20 meeting
Worsening drought in Horn of Africa puts up to 20 million at risk: WFP
FAO renews appeal to bolster agriculture and provide urgent support to vulnerable rural households
Canada and United States reaffirm continued centrality of FAO’s mandate
African countries commit to raise ambitions for Sustainable Development Goals
New guidelines for scaling up investments for youth in agrifood systems in Africa
FAO Director-General opens Africa Regional Conference amid worsening hunger crisis
Drought tightens grip in Eastern Africa
Humanitarians urge action to avert famine in Somalia and South Sudan
Somalia: New data show how drought in Horn of Africa is driving up acute hunger
IFAD-funded project to protect environment in Haiti by improving smallholder farmers’ and artisanal fishermen’s livelihoods
UNWTO and Italy Set Stage for Global Youth Tourism Summit
Joint FAO-OCHA-UNICEF-WFP on Drought Emergency in Somalia
Researchers Find Enhanced Fatty Acid Oxidation as Key Metabolic Signature in Centenarians
New assessment confirms deteriorating food security across South Sudan; UN agencies urge scale up