FAO Director-General QU Dongyu spoke at the opening of the 48th Special Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the inclusive international and intergovernmental platform set up to allow all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
Leaders in global politics, science, communities, religion and culture joined hands today to officially kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration - a rallying call for the protection and revival of millions of hectares of ecosystems all around the world for the benefit of people and nature.
Worsening soil pollution and waste proliferation threaten the future of global food production, human health and the environment, and require an urgent global response, according to a joint report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Environment Programme.