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Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Guidelines

GEF's Guidelines on the Project and Program Cycle Policy

2017
This information document sprovides guidelines for proper implementation of the GEF Project and Program Cycle Policy. 

GEF's Project and Program Cycle Policy

2016
The Policy sets out the rules governing the cycles for GEF-financed Projects and Programs. 

FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples

2015
Consistent with its mandate to pursue a world free from hunger and malnutrition, the “FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples” has been formulated so as to ensure that FAO will make all due efforts to respect, include and promote indigenous issues in relevant work.

Tools and Approaches

Climate Smart Agriculture

2017
Climate smart agriculture is an approach that helps guide actions needed to transform and reorient agricultural systems to effectively support development and ensure food security in a changing climate.

Global Farmer Field Schools Platform

2017
The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach is based on people-centred learning. Participants can exchange knowledge and experiences in a risk-free setting.

Dimitra Community Listeners’ Clubs

2017
The FAO Dimitra Community Listeners’ Clubs are groups of women, men and young people – mixed or not – working together to bring about changes in their communities. They meet regularly to discuss the challenges they face in their daily lives, make decisions and take action to resolve their problems.