Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. We believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger. 

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Technical report

An integrated approach to data collection for SDG indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
28 Aug 2019

This technical report aims to provide the rationale for the Sustainable Development Goals indicators on land tenure security for men and women (1.4.2 and 5.a.1) as well as guidance for data collection to enable reporting on these two indicators.


A report prepared for the G20 Presidency of Japan and the G20 Agriculture Deputies
23 Jul 2019

This report includes three notes for G20 countries: the policy challenges for strengthening the participation of farmers into modern agriculture, the need for a transformation in the skillset of agricultural workers, and the contribution of agriculture to the realisation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...


15 Jul 2019

This report presents the latest estimates on food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition at the global and regional levels. It signals that significant challenges remain in the fight against food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms.


Results from cost–benefit analyses conducted in a multi-country study, 2016–2018
7 Jun 2019

This report assesses and identifies solutions with special relevance for smallholder farmers: disaster risk reduction good practices that work at farm-level and which, with small investments, can have significant positive impact on the resilience of their livelihoods.


5 Sep 2018

This report launches an urgent appeal to accelerate and scale up actions to strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity in the face of changing climate variability and increasing extremes. National and local governments are facing challenges in trying to determine measures to prevent risk and address...

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