Food security

This year’s edition of the annual report on acute food insecurity and malnutrition reveals the scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries.

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Finance

Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, one in five countries – home to billions of people living in poverty – were likely to see per capita incomes stagnate or decline in 2020. Now, billions more are prone to be affected…

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Health

Experts from FAO analyse how the emerging COVID-19 pandemic affects agricultural markets – both on the supply and the demand side.

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Food systems

Inclusive food systems could help people to withstand shocks, providing opportunities to improve food and nutrition security, generate income, and drive inclusive economic growth, states this report.

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Gender

Woman play an important, though often invisible, role in agriculture. This publication aims to provide guidance to foster gender equality and women’s empowerment in agricultural supply chains.

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SDGs

This report warns that the region remains unlikely to meet any of the 17 SDGs by 2030 without concerted and extra efforts from all stakeholders. There is a striking lack of progress on environmental SDGs in Asia-Pacific,…

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Environment

Peatlands have a great potential to influence global greenhouse gas emissions, explain the authors of this report, who encourage sustainable peatland management to avoid the degradation of these valuable ecosystems.

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Climate change

This report highlights the increasing signs and impacts of climate change in the atmosphere, oceans and on land.

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Poverty reduction

The drivers of fragility and conflict need to be tackled urgently in order to achieve the global poverty goals, a new report by the World Bank states.

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Population

This report sheds a light on inequality - focusing on technology, climate change, urbanisation and migration.

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