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A floating threat: sea containers spread pests and diseases

International Plant Protection Convention grapples with challenges of globalized trade
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Ethiopia has staved off worst of El Niño, but possible impacts of La Niña looming large

$45 million additional funding urgently needed to support Ethiopian agriculture
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Nigeria: FAO seeks urgent funding to target 385,000 people with farming support in northeast

$10 million is required to provide emergency agricultural support to internally displaced people and host families
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FAO Food Price Index down slightly in July

The overall drop after five months of growth reflects a slide in prices for grains and vegetable oils
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Protracted conflicts causing alarming spikes in severe hunger

Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger

In Action

Income-generating livestock distribution helps conflict-affected families recover after devastating floods
FAO supports sustainable agricultural growth in Burundi through farmer field schools

Zero Hunger

Find out how drones can help meet today’s food challenges
Get the 101 on the international treaty on port regulations that recently entered into force


FAO Multi-Partner Programme Support Mechanism stimulates investments in agribusinesses...

International Year of Pulses 2016

Spreading the word about pulses plays a key role in addressing global food security, environmental...