A multi-billion-dollar opportunity: Repurposing agricultural support to transform food systems, launched by FAO, UNDP and UNEP finds that 87 percent of public agricultural producer supports, or $470 billion, is price distorting and environmentally and socially harmful.
Director-General QU Dongyu stresses that time is of the essence in address to UN High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan
Acting before shocks hit, instead of after disaster unfolds, is a more cost-effective humani-tarian approach, agency tells UN General Assembly event
The scale of global food loss and waste is proof of poorly functioning agri-food systems, and reducing it “really matters and can make a difference,” QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations said.
Restoring damaged agriculture the only path to recovery, improved food security - FAO
In this Q&A, Dunja Dujanovic, FAO's Team Leader for Early Warning Early Action, explains why FAO is calling for anticipatory action to support communities that face increasingly frequent hazards.
“We are working against time because we need to be more effective, more efficient and more innovative than climate change,” FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said in remarks opening an informal consultation with MemFbers on the development of a new thematic FAO climate change strategy.
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu says healthy soils are crucial for sustainable agri-food systems
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today launched its Global Action on Green Development of Special Agricultural Products: One Country One Priority Product (OCOP).
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu addresses World Conservation Congress in Marseille
The world has the opportunity to bolster collective and collaborative methods to prevent future pandemics through a universal, inclusive One Health approach, FAO Director-General said today at the G20 Health Ministers Meeting held in Rome.
The FAO Food Price Index averaged 127.4 points in August, up 3.1 percent from July and 32.9 percent from the same month in 2020.