The Strategic Framework for FAO

2000-2015

 

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FAO 1999


Table of contents

Foreword


I. Overall strategic framework

Towards 2015
Purpose
The World Food Summit - a new point of reference
Global goals
Mission
Vision


II. Corporate strategies

STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS MEMBERS' NEEDS

A- Contributing to the eradication of food insecurity and rural poverty

A.1 Sustainable rural livelihoods and more equitable access to resources
A.2 Access of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups to sufficient, safe and nutritionally adequate food
A.3 Preparedness for, and effective and sustainable response to, food and agricultural emergencies

B- Promoting, developing and reinforcing policy and regulatory frameworks for food, agriculture, fisheries and forestry

B.1 International instruments concerning food, agriculture, fisheries and forestry, and the production, safe use and fair exchange of agricultural, fishery and forestry goods
B.2 National policies, legal instruments and supporting mechanisms that respond to domestic requirements and are consistent with the international policy and regulatory framework

C- Creating sustainable increases in the supply and availability of food and other products from the crop, livestock, fisheries and forestry sectors

C.1 Policy options and institutional measures to improve efficiency and adaptability in production, processing and marketing systems, and meet the changing needs of producers and consumers
C.2 Adoption of appropriate technology to sustainably intensify production systems and to ensure sufficient supplies of food and agricultural, fisheries and forestry goods and services

D- Supporting the conservation, improvement and sustainable use of natural resources for food and agriculture

D.1 Integrated management of land, water, fisheries, forest and genetic resources
D.2 Conservation, rehabilitation and development of environments at the greatest risk

E- Improving decision-making through the provision of information and assessments and fostering of knowledge management for food and agriculture

E.1 An integrated information resource base, with current, relevant and reliable statistics, information and knowledge made accessible to all FAO clients
E.2 Regular assessments, analyses and outlook studies for food and agriculture
E.3 A central place for food security on the international agenda

STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS CROSS-ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES

Ensuring excellence
Enhancing interdisciplinarity
Broadening partnerships and alliances
Continuing to improve the management process
Leveraging resources for FAO and its Members
Communicating FAO's messages


III. Implementation programme for the Strategic Framework

PLANNING FRAMEWORK

The Strategic Framework
Medium-Term Plan
Programme of Work and Budget
Programme Evaluation Report
Programme Implementation Report

PLANNING METHODOLOGY - NEW PROGRAMME MODEL

PRIORITY SETTING IN THE CONTEXT OF THE NEW PLANNING FRAMEWORK

Criteria for priority setting
Major comparative advantages
Partnerships

IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE


Acronyms