Migration is as old as human existence. It involves movement of people between geographical locations within and between countries. It is part of the dynamic process of change in every society, with youth migration at its apex, and it has

The global landscape is rapidly changing and the world faces an uphill challenge of ensuring food supply for everyone on the planet today and in the future. Increasing global food production in a sustainable manner will be possible only if

This article is the fourth of the series: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful

This article is the third of a series: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful

The fight against hunger and poverty is as urgent today as ever and remains a major challenge worldwide. More than seven hundred million people in the world are estimated to be living in extreme poverty and 70 percent of the

We are living in a world where 815 million people go to bed hungry every night, 155 million children are too short for their age, 52 million children are too thin for their height and billions of people are not

Addressing World Hunger, Environmental Degradation, Human Health, and Animal Welfare, All at Once The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals are both compelling and important. As someone who has been working on eliminating global poverty since high school – including six years

International Plant Protection Convention’s work for Food Security Today, new plant pests are putting in danger crops around the world, posing a greater threat to food security than ever before. To make matters worse, increasing global trade and changing climate are creating favourable conditions

The sounds of monks chanting waft through my bedroom window, and welcome me to another humid Cambodian morning. The street below is already humming with activity, as women preparing rice soup for breakfast clang pots and call to their children

World Food Day held yesterday at UN-FAO headquarters in Rome was full of surprises. An event organized since 1979 by FAO every year on October 16 to celebrate the founding of the organization in 1945, World Food Day is the occasion

The Strategic Value of Unearmarked Funds  In 2013, FAO launched the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, a unique Africa-led initiative to improve agriculture and food security across the continent. The fund aims to pool resources from Africa’s strongest economies and use them across

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