The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. We help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, we have focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people.

Acronym
FAO
Focal point
Paolo Groppo
Phone number
+390657051

Location

Headquarters
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome
Italy
IT
Working languages

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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016
Bangladesh
Philippines
Zambia
Gambia
Vietnam
Chile
Peru
Myanmar
Ghana
Namibia
Benin
Malawi
Somalia
Asia
Africa
Americas

El mundo se comprometió a erradicar la extrema pobreza y el hambre en 2030, llevándolo de regreso a una vía sostenible. El cambio climático amenaza con revertir el progreso que hemos logrado hasta ahora en la lucha contra el hambre y la pobreza. De no controlarse, podría poner en peligro la capacidad de los sistemas alimentarios para asegurar la seguridad alimentaria mundial. El cambio climático está socavando los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria de las poblaciones rurales pobres.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Mauritius
Kenya
Zambia
Gambia
Mali
Burundi
Germany
Guinea-Bissau
Swaziland
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Guinea
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Comoros
Cameroon
Rwanda
Tanzania
Senegal
Chad
Gabon

Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/Inf.11.1
Session: Sess. 16

Reports & Research
December 2016
Algeria
Egypt
Bangladesh
Chile
Germany
Peru
Canada
Iran
Republic of Korea
Kenya
Morocco
Japan
Philippines
Italy
Tanzania
Tunisia
India
China
Brazil

<p>The purpose of this sheet is to provide comprehensive set of information on GIAHS Programme in a single document which summarizes all the core information uploaded in the website and written in the previously released sources.</p> The overall goal of the global initiative is to identify and safeguard Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems and their associated landscapes, agricultural biodiversity and knowledge systems through catalyzing and establishing a long-term programme to support such systems and enhance global, national and local benefits deri

Reports & Research
December 2016

Meeting Name: FAO Committee on Forestry
Meeting symbol/code: COFO/2016/1
Session: Sess. 23

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016
Yemen
Asia

عكف منظمة الأغذية والزراعة، منذ انضمام اليمن إليها في عام 1990، على تقديم المساعدات في مجالات تعزيز التنمية المستدامة لقطاع الأغذية والزراعة في الدولة، بما في ذلك إدارة الموارد الطبيعية واستخدامها بالشكل الأمثل. ومع تصاعد الصراع منذ مارس/آذار 2014، قامت المنظمة بالاستجابة للأزمة الإنسانية التي امتد أثرها لأكثر من 14.1 مليون شخص يعانون من انعدام الأمن الغذائي. ويتم تقديم المساعدات الطارئة في المجالات الزراعية وسبل المعيشة لحماية المجتمعات المستضعفة وتعزيز قدراتها.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016
South Africa
Malaysia
Asia

This poster is one of a selection of entries from the TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition that was run by FAO and DBR | Design Build Research School on the occasion of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September 2015.The competition challenged architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative and sustainable wood housing and urban building solutions. </p>This design proposes a housing solution for a small indigenous community known as the Orang Asli that lives in the Belum Rainforest of Malaysia.