Capacity Development is at the heart of FAO's mandate.
In FAO’s view, Member Countries lead and manage their own development process, while FAO supports them in this endeavour by strengthening their capacities to achieve their own goals in food security, nutrition and agricultural development.
FAO targets its capacity development support at individual, organization and policy level.
Pastoralism and agro-pastoralism - predominant livelihood systems in the drylands of Eastern Africa - are facing new challenges linked to climate change, land tenure changes, conflict, and emerging livestock diseases [...]
BackgroundThe majority of Nepalese people depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Hence, there is a high demand for agricultural resources such as inputs, seeds and fertilisers. Agricultural cooperatives are a [...]
More than ten million people suffer from chronic undernourishment in Mesoamerica. Lifting these people out of hunger by 2030 will require US$1.5 billion annual additional investments, of which US$276 million [...]
Urgent need for more and better investments
Increasing investments in agriculture is crucial to end hunger and poverty by 2030. Achieving the first two Sustainable Development Goals will require allocating a [...]
Increasing responsible investments in agriculture is a crucial means by which to end hunger and poverty. Indeed, it is estimated that eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require investing [...]
Young people and working professionals don’t always have access to the latest thematic knowledge on agricultural development, nutrition and food security. In order to ensure they acquire the knowledge and [...]
Developing countries generally possess limited capacity to monitor and report on greenhouse gas emissions. These countries need to strengthen their capacity to respond to the reporting requirements of the United [...]