The International Plant Protection Convention adopts standards on fumigation and six pests, including Xylella fastidiosesa and the oriental fruit fly
Joint work aims to increase African diaspora engagement including in agribusiness and resource mobilization
113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity in the world’s most severe food crises in 2018
Graziano da Silva thanks the pontiff for his World Water Day message of support

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Cyclone Idai: Immediate help for Mozambique's livestock and fisheries sectors

“When the floodwaters recede, it will be crucial that FAO get in fast”, said Olman Serrano, FAO’s Representative in Mozambique and coordinator of the Organization’s response to Tropical Cyclone Idai.


Joint Media Advisory: Launch of Global Report on Food Crises 2019 and High-Level Event on Preventing Future Crises

The latest numbers on how many people are facing acute hunger worldwide will be revealed on Tuesday, 2 April 2019, in Brussels at the high-level launch of this year’s edition of the Global Report on Food Crises.


New European Union funding targets resilience-building efforts in Yemen

The European Union has contributed new funding totalling $40.8 million to boost UN resilience-building work in Yemen. Interventions will target the most vulnerable community groups, including women, the unemployed, youth, marginalized minority groups, internally displaced persons and stressed host communities.