Global action to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has stepped up as more and more countries commit to FAO’s Agreement on Port State Measures.

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When peat swamps dry out they can release large amounts of greenhouse gases. Because they react so sensitively to climate changes, they are important tipping points. A study published in Nature investigates how…

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The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has aligned itself with the fields of action of modern international cooperation and adopted a new structure as of 1 September 2022. The SDC is now divided into…

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There has been a sharp increase in the number of extreme weather events over the last few decades. World leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) are discussing how efforts to combat global warming can…

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But this cookbook by FAO is about more than cooking. Published in the UN-designated International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture, it carries an appeal to recognise the important contribution of fishers to…

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