FAO Director-General stresses the importance of creating jobs in rural areas
Leveraging private investments to tackle global challenges in food and agriculture
Key multi-stakeholder forum agrees to draft voluntary guidelines to reverse growing malnutrition rates
225,000 people to benefit from the FAO-designed project which will receive $91.8 million from the Salvadoran Government and the Initiative for the Americas Fund

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Unlocking the carbon storage potential of forests through better data

A UN program that is helping developing countries cut greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation has scored a number of successes by boosting their forest monitoring capacities, a new assessment says.


Harnessing the power of livestock to drive sustainable development

A new FAO report highlights the multiple contributions made by the global livestock sector - especially to the lives of millions of poor, animal-dependent small-scale producers in developing countries - but also says that changes in policies and practices are needed in order to optimize those contributions.


Urgent need to step up efforts to end hunger and malnutrition in all its forms

Speakers at the global World Food Day ceremony in Rome today called for stronger political will and more financial support to end hunger and malnutrition in all its forms, urging the international community to step up its efforts until everyone has enough and quality food.