Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

FAO’s capacity building efforts brought to focus online

Thailand, 07 May 2008 -- Capacity building is at the heart of FAO's mandate. The newly published FAO Capacity Building Portal contributes to achieving FAO's vision to strengthen the national capacities of its member states to achieve their goals in food security and agricultural development. The Portal highlights FAO's:

+ Learning Resources, both corporate and specialized collections.

+ Learning Services, searchable by keyword and topic and providing access to FAO's Fellowships/Funding Sources database.

+ Featured Sites highlighting specific initiatives in capacity building.

Links are provided to FAO's featured sites and to external initiatives in the UN and the broader international development community. Please visit and feel free to point out new capacity building resources and tools as they become available in-house and through partner organizations.

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