FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu vowed to Council day to boost transparency across the Organization and introduced new institutional structures to achieve stronger results in two of his focus areas – innovation and the interests of SIDS, LDCs and LLDCs.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today launched the United Nations’ International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) for 2020, which aims to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.