Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

See also: The United Nations
Type IGO
Year founded 1945
Headquarters Rome Italy Italy
Budget USD 1-4.9M
Functions Advocacy, Fieldwork, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags environment energy food and agriculture
Summary The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Its goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. They believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger.

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L’état des connaissances sur la biodiversité des sols - L’état actuel, les …

FAO · 2021 French

L'importance de la biodiversité pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition fait l'objet d'une attention croissante, en particulier la biodiversité de surface comme les plantes et les animaux. Cependant, on …

Укрепление регионального сотрудничества и национального потенциала в области борьбы с ржавчинными болезнями …

FAO · 2021 Russian

В рамках проекта будет оказана поддержка налаживанию регионального сотрудничества и укреплению национального потенциала для повышения эффективности системы эпидемиологического надзора, анализа расы и комплексных мер борьбы с заболеваниями. Также будет оказано …

Plant Production and Protection Newsletter, February 2021 - Issue #2

FAO · 2021 English

This bi-monthly newsletter provides updates on FAO's work related to plant production and protection. It highlights some of the Organization's major achievements and actions on the ground, while also providing …

Nature-based solutions in agriculture: The case and pathway for adoption

FAO · 2021

Food system demands have increased exponentially in recent decades and are estimated to continue growing as global populations increase and economic affluence expands. However, the very foundation of a productive …

Making climate-sensitive investments in agriculture

FAO · 2021

Climate change is a major challenge for agriculture, a vital source of food, income and employment for most of the world’s poor. Agricultural investments, as a result, need to become …

Developing bankable business plans

FAO · 2021 English

This guide was developed to improve the capacity of small producers, their organizations and small and medium-sized enterprises to access private investment and finance for sustainable forest-based businesses. It offers …

Productive impacts of improved service access and livelihood support in Ethiopia

FAO · 2021 English

The Integrated Nutrition Social Cash Transfer (IN-SCT) pilot project was embedded within Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme phase 4 (PSNP4). The PSNP4 programme supports food insecure households through two components: …

Lucha contra la pesca ilegal, no declarada y no reglamentada en cinco …

FAO · 2021 Spanish

La pesca ilegal, no declarada y no reglamentada (INDNR) es un grave problema en los pequeños Estados insulares en desarrollo (PEID). Amenaza los ecosistemas marinos, repercute negativamente en los medios …

Ireland’s journey towards sustainable food systems

FAO · 2021 English

The intention of this case study is to learn from the institutional and programmatic processes that have sustained the transformation of Ireland’s food system so that other countries might be …

Ecosystem approach to fisheries implementation monitoring tool

FAO · 2021 English

The implementation of an ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) contributes to sustainable fisheries in various ways. The EAF-Nansen Programme has assisted several countries to understand, adopt and use an ecosystem …

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