Did you know? Trees, especially nut, oil and fruits trees for instance, in the school environment, provide several benefits to the learning and can contribute to a diversified healthy diet and better nutrition.
If we save one fourth of the food currently lost or wasted, we can feed 870 million hungry people. Make #NotWasting a way of life
Did you know? 45% of all the fruits and vegetables produced are wasted! Make #NotWasting a way of life!
The annual damage due to Peste des petits ruminants is estimated to be between $1.4 and $2.1 billion. Now we need to act to control and eradicate the disease.
Two billion people live in the drylands and depend on dryland forests for food, livelihoods, shelter. But every minute we lose 23 hectares of land to desertification. Join the #2BillionCare Campaign today by sharing this video!
A joint project by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Food Programme, UNWOMEN and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has helped increase income opportunities and enhance leadership of over 1,700 women in 45 villages of Kyrgyztan.
When you save food, you save money and the resources used to produce it. If we had to pay the bill to nature, what would #foodwaste cost us?
We produce enough food yet nearly 800 million people still go hungry. #ZeroHunger is possible in our lifetimes!
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Our planet is heating up. What are you doing to combat climate change? #ClimateAction #COP22
FAO made huge strides in accomplishing the objectives of the 2016 International Year of Pulses. Here are just few of the examples: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Accomplishing IYP’s Objectives

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#ZeroHunger begins with agriculture.
Here are 5 key messages to take away from the International Year of Pulses! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Wrapping up the International Year of Pulses

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#PhotooftheWeek | This photo shows the Qingtian Rice-Fish Culture System-harvest - which consists of stocking the rice field with fish of selected size and species to obtain a fish crop in addition to rice which is the main crop.
Are you on Instagram? See photos of FAO at work around the world here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Plant a tree for the next generation with the next generation.
Food losses represent a waste of resources used in production such as land, water, energy and inputs, increasing the green gas emissions in vain. Make #NotWasting a way of life!
The discovery of agriculture was the first big step towards a civilized life. Arthur Keith
Forests matter because...
La FAO promueve la utilización de nuevas tecnologías ahorradoras de tiempo para empoderar a las mujeres rurales en Guatemala.