28 August 2013, Rome – A partnership to strengthen the transfer of experiences and technologies from Brazil’s top agricultural research agency to developing countries within FAO’s South-South Cooperation is underway.
Under an agreement signed between FAO and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Cooperation (EMBRAPA) in February, the latter has assigned expert Pedro Arcuri to FAO headquarters. Arcuri met with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today to discuss the initiative, which
Santiago de Chile, 28 de agosto- El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva destacó los enormes avances que ha hecho América Latina y el Caribe en su lucha contra el hambre y el potencial de la cooperación Sur-Sur tras conocer en el terreno diversas iniciativas que los gobiernos de Brasil, Argentina, El Salvador y Nicaragua están desarrollando para fortalecer la seguridad alimentaria de sus poblaciones.
23 August 2013, Brasilia/Rome - A study undertaken by FAO in Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru showcases the contributions that school feeding programmes are making to strengthening children's social protection, food security and nutritional status.
The study, A Panorama of School Feeding and the Possibilities for Direct Purchases from Family Farming - Case Studies in Eight Countries (Spanish only),
16 August 2013, Brasilia/Rome - The Brazilian experience of strengthening school meal programs and their relationship with family farming will be brought to Africa. This is just one of the 17 South-South Cooperation projects that the government of Brazil and FAO are implementing together, with a total investment surpasssing $36 million.
During his visit to Brazil last week, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva signed the project "Strengthening School
20 August 2013, Buenos Aires/Rome - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva highlighted the potential of South-South Cooperation and reiterated FAO's commitment "to strengthen and channel exchanges between Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa with the aim to adopt, adapt and broaden best practices that promote agricultural development."
Graziano da Silva's comments came during the second Sub-Saharan and Argentinean Agriculture Ministers Meeting in Buenos Aires (20-23 August),