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Forests and trees can help recover from multiple crises, says FAO...

Web DeskWith the world facing multiple crises including, COVID-19, conflicts, climate crisis and biodiversity loss, forests can help in recovering from their...

FAO Food Price Index rises to record high in February

Web DeskThe benchmark gauge for world food prices went up in February, reaching an all-time high, led by vegetable oils and dairy...

How to measure Rural Poverty: FAO launches new method

Web DeskThe majority of the world’s poor live in rural areas, but reliable and harmonised information on their numbers and conditions is...

World food import bill to reach a record high in 2021

Economic DeskGlobal food trade has accelerated and is poised to hit an all-time record in both volume and value terms, according to...

World map of salt-affected soils launched

Web DeskThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched the Global Map of Salt-Affected Soils, a key tool for halting salinization and...

Forests: Some 30% of global tree species at risk of extinction...

Web DeskAlmost a third of the world's tree species are at risk of extinction, while hundreds are on the brink of being...

Global food commodity prices rebound in August

World DeskGlobal food commodity prices rebounded rapidly in August after two consecutive months of decline, led by strong gains in the international...

Tea becomes second most consumed drink in world after water: Report

Web DeskThe origins of tea stretch back more than 5 000 years, but its contributions to health, culture and socioeconomic development are...

Global trade in food, agri products more than doubles in...

Agriculture Desk Global agri-food trade has more than doubled since 1995, amounting to $1.5 trillion in 2018, with emerging and developing countries' exports on the...

Food Security: Google, FAO launch new Big Data tool for all

Monitoring Desk Anyone anywhere can access multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends by using a new tool jointly developed by Google...

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