International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition, 18 -19 September 2014, Rome

FAO will host an International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition from 18th to 19th September to explore recent scientific research and knowledge and promote open dialogue while showcasing existing experiences and programs on Agroecology. The event brings together international experts in the field of Agroecology and within the new FAO Strategic Framework […]

Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition

A report developed by a high level panel of experts to  address a frequently overlooked but extremely important part of world food and nutrition security: the role and importance of fish in seeking food and nutrition security for all. According to Per Pinstrup-Andersen,  Chair, Steering Committee of the HLPE, fisheries and aquaculture have often been […]

Crop wild relatives – a key asset for sustainable agriculture

Crop Wild relatives are essential components of natural and agricultural ecosystems and hence are indispensable for maintaining ecosystem health. Their conservation and sustainable use is very important for improving agricultural production, increasing food security, and maintaining a healthy environment.

Fostering seed security responses that work for vulnerable farmers

Fostering seed security responses that work for vulnerable farmers. International coalition launches public resource website: SeedSystem.org

Diversity rich solutions from Nepal

Video about traditional crop genetic diversity for food security.

Integrating Traditional Crop Genetic Diversity for Mountain Food Security

Integrating Traditional Crop Genetic Diversity into Technology: Using a Biodiversity Portfolio Approach to Buffer against Unpredictable Environmental Change in the Nepal Himalayas is a project funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF)