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Community Organizations Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Acronym
FAO
United Nations Agency

Focal point

Javier Molina Cruz
Phone number
+390657051

Location

Headquarters
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153
Rome
Italy
Working languages
Arabic
Chinese
English
Spanish
French

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. We help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, we have focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people.

Members:

Naomi Kenney
Ilario Rea
Ana Paula De Lao
Marianna Bicchieri
Valerio Tranchida
Dubravka Bojic
Margret Vidar
Brad Paterson
Carolina Cenerini
VG Tenure
Stefanie Neno
Julien Custot
Francesca Gianfelici
Giulio DiStefano
Renata Mirulla
Gerard Ciparisse
Jeff Tschirley
Marieaude Even
Richard Eberlin
Yannick Fiedler
Rumyana Tonchovska
Ann-Kristin Rothe
Sally Bunning
Imma Subirats

Resources

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Promoting sustainable land management through evidence-based decision support

Reports & Research
Noviembre, 2023
Global

This publication is a product of the GEF-funded FAO project ‘Decision Support for Mainstreaming and Scaling Out Sustainable Land Management (DS-SLM)’ which has developed a decision support framework (DSF). The DSF integrates experience from work with land degradation (LD) and SLM into an overall strategy for mainstreaming and scaling out SLM at different spatial and temporal scales. This publication serves as a step-by-step guide for the application and implementation of the DSF during planning, design and implementation of SLM interventions.

Panorama Regional de Segurança Alimentar e Nutrição para a América Latina e o Caribe 2023

Reports & Research
Julio, 2023
América Latina e Caribe

O Panorama Regional de Segurança Alimentar e Nutrição é uma publicação que apresenta uma atualização sobre a situação da segurança alimentar e nutrição na América Latina e no Caribe.

O relatório faz parte de um trabalho conjunto da Organização das Nações Unidas para a Alimentação e a Agricultura (FAO); o Fundo Internacional para o Desenvolvimento Agrícola (FIDA); a Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde/Organização Mundial da Saúde (OPAS/OMS); o Fundo das Nações Unidas para a Infância (UNICEF); e o Programa Mundial de Alimentos das Nações Unidas (WFP).

Sustaining Land Governance Reforms

Reports & Research
Junio, 2023
Global

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) and the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G) are important international and continental instruments for improving the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests for improved food security and nutrition. They are useful for dealing with the many tenure challenges confronting developing countries and set the standards and frameworks for improvement.

The role of metadata and open data in the innovation cycle of land administration

Reports & Research
Marzo, 2023
Global

This publication discusses the importance of open data as a tool for inclusive land governance. It introduces and describes open data, land governance functions, and metadata. It provides an in-depth looks at AGROVOC, the controlled vocabulary about agriculture and related sciences coordinated by FAO for more than 40 years, and LandVoc, a sub-vocabulary dedicated to the land sector. Using these two examples, the article explores why structured metadata is integral for open data to support innovation and improvements in land administration.

National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods: The Republic of Azerbaijan

Reports & Research
Agosto, 2022
Azerbaijan

This country gender assessment (CGA) for the Republic of Azerbaijan was undertaken as part of FAO and national commitments to promote gender equality while integrating a gender perspective into its operations. The resulting CGA report focuses on the intersections of gender, agriculture and rural development, and presents a snapshot of critical gender-based inequalities and their consequences for agricultural production and rural livelihoods in Azerbaijan.