Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

SAFIN member

FAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With 195 members – 194 countries and the European Union, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide.

Membership Date: 2018

Recent Updates

Publication

The design and implementation of Technical Assistance Facilities to unlock agribusiness investment
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Fintech innovation for smallholder agriculture
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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023
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Climate-Related Development Finance to Agrifood Systems
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Partner News
GEF tasks FAO and IFAD to lead new $230 million agrifood systems transformation program
While agrifood systems are the source of nutrition and livelihoods, they are also one of the major causes of environmental degradation...
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Amid the war in Ukraine, Europe and Central Asia discuss ways of ensuring food security
The Europe and Central Asia region plays a key role in worldwide food security...
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Spotlight: Azeta Cungu, Rural Finance Officer at FAO on green finance for agri-SMEs
Azeta Cungu of FAO talks about the growing demand for green finance solutions among agricultural SMEs...
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Bridging the gap in agrifood system financing
Image Source: FAO Small and medium firms, or SMEs, have the potential...
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FAO and International Trade Centre renew commitment to empower women agrifood traders in African Continental Free Trade Area
Phase II of joint programme doubles investment, expands to two new countries...
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EIB and FAO bolster sustainable agriculture and food production programmes in sub-Saharan Africa
Image Source: FAO Rome – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the...
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How impact investing can narrow the agri-food financing gap
Transforming the world’s agrifood systems to be greener, fairer, more sustainable and...
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Finance to facilitate food systems transformation
Are the food systems that nourish us also contributing to climate change,...
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Event
STI Forum Side Event – Youth Innovation: bolstering climate action through agrifood systems transformation in the context of COVID-19 recovery

May 2, 2023 |
Online
| FAO

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Event
Training in Agricultural and Rural Finance (FAR)

October 9, 2023 |
Lomé, Togo
| ADA | FAO | Luxembourg

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