Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General QU Dongyu, who has pushed for a greater involvement of young people since taking office at the Rome-based agency two years ago, said the Forum had achieved its objectives, launching strong initiatives, new collaborations and imaginative ways to spark actions and behavioural change.
Food security can only be achieved together with water security, the FAO Director-General said today, calling for proactive actions to improve integrated water management while boosting the quality of life and livelihoods. He spoke at a high-level launch of the WMO-led report “2021 State of Climate Services: Water.”
The online decision-making platform "Change the Game, Change the Future" was jointly developed by FAO and The Lexicon, a North America-based non-profit organization whose "Green Brown Blue accelerator" mobilizes experts and builds tools to tackle challenges facing food systems. The game platform was introduced during a five-day flagship event of the World Food Forum (WFF), a youth-led movement to help shape the future of food and agriculture.
With some of the world's worst food crises in recent years impacting tens of millions of people, there is an urgent need for specifically targeted funding for emergency livelihoods assistance and to build resilience, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Federal Government of Switzerland have announced the winners of the 2021 edition of the annual International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems