Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, FAO Investment Centre has increased support to investment and policies, working in 120 countries across the world. Despite an unprecedented and challenging year marked by the global impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FAO Investment Centre’s work

Launched in May of 2021, the World Food Forum (WFF) is a youth-led movement, founded by the Youth Committee of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and a network of partners working together to transform our agri-food

New World Bank/FAO Report Looks at Urban Food Systems Governance Evolving food preferences, rising malnutrition, public health concerns, rapid urbanization, climate change and crises like COVID-19 are shifting how countries think about food systems. With over two-thirds of the world’s population destined

To pave the road and pursue efforts to limit average global temperature rise to 1.5°C, countries update their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the spirit of reducing their emissions to the extent possible. Well-defined NDCs should include measurable targets with

Sustainable food systems can play a big role in ensuring the availability and access to safe, nutritious and affordable food, creating decent jobs and livelihoods, contributing to balanced territorial development and protecting the earth’s natural resources and biodiversity. But our food

Public funding alone is not enough to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Meeting these ambitious objectives – from ending poverty and hunger to building a more equitable, healthier and greener world – calls for a combination of

FAO Investment Centre Director Mohamed Manssouri speaks about the impacts of COVID-19 on investment in agriculture and smallholder farmers, illustrating what his organization is currently implementing to offset these impacts. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to our agriculture and

According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, the number of people experiencing acute food insecurity reached a record high of 135 million in 2019, up from 108 million in 2016. And this trend is expected to increase dramatically

FAO Investment Centre Deputy Director John Preissing speaks about the importance of investing in farmers. The FAO Investment Centre has helped to design and implement over 2,250 investment operations across 170 countries, bringing development to scale through investment support with the

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