Agrifood systems are facing an escalating threat from climate change-induced loss and damage, and actions – including increasing financing— must be taken to address their vulnerabilities, according to this new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The global agrifood systems impose huge hidden costs on our health, the environment and society, equivalent to at least US$10 trillion a year, according to this analysis by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), covering 154 countries.
Automation can make agricultural production more resilient and productive, improve product quality, increase resource-use efficiency, promote decent employment, and enhance environmental sustainability, according to this report by the FAO
The Digital Innovation Strategy (DIS) of the Regional Office for Africa (RAF) of FAO has been prepared to respond to critical challenges facing inclusive and sustainable agrifood system transformation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of agri-food systems to shocks and stresses and led to increased global food insecurity and malnutrition. Action is needed to make agri-food systems more resilient, efficient, sustainable and inclusive.
The 2021 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR21) was launched at the AGRF Summit in Nairobi, Kenya. The report addresses the challenges and opportunities in the creation of sustainable and resilient agri-food systems in Africa.