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Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
Event
16 October 2020
World Food Day 2020

"Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together" is this year's World Food Day topic and promises insights about how to ensure the COVID-19 recovery and access to safe, healthy and nutritious food for all.

Rural transformation
 
News Story
1 July 2020
The tide has turned: Integrated farming systems replace intensive food production

Why is FAO moving away from resource-intensive farming as a way to feed the world? And what are the alternatives?

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Event
4 September 2018
Online Free Course: Sustainable Food Security and Food Access

Have you ever considered that you’re not the only one who decides what food ends up on your plate? On the occasion of World Food Day 2018, which will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO's founding...

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
21 December 2017
SLU to lead important UN mission on antibiotic resistance

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has asked SLU (The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) to lead the way in developing a manual on prudent use of antibiotics in...

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
10 October 2017
The gender agenda, a vortex of misunderstandings?

Is it really about gender? Or is it about accepting and understanding another human being?

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
1 October 2017
FSN Forum: Rural migration, agriculture and rural development

The 2018 edition of the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA), one of FAO’s annual flagship publications, will focus on migration and the challenges it poses to food security as well as to peace and stability. Today there is growing international attention to the phenomenon of migration, its causes, its effects and the way in which it occurs.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Event
14 October 2016
World Food Day 2016 – Food for Thought and a Call for Change

“Climate is changing, food and agriculture must too” is the theme of the World Food Day 2016.  Agriculture is strongly affected by climate change and it is also one of the largest emitters of...

Trade and production
 
Video
20 September 2016
Juan Lubroth – Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Challenge for Joint Action

Dr. Juan Lubroth, Chief of Animal Health Service and Chief Veterinary Officer of FAO on their global action plan on antimicrobial resistance. Part of the seminar "Antimicrobial resistance;...

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
News Story
19 September 2016
World Food Day 2016 – food for thought and a call for change

The 16th of October is World Food Day. It is the day to celebrate the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the day to highlight continuing work for improved food security and nutrition worldwide.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
7 September 2016
Celebrate World Food Day!

The 16th of October is World Food Day, a celebration of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organ