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Hunger Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative Support Project
FAO Member countries will meet in Montego Bay to deal with the rise in hunger, rural poverty and climate change from 5-8 March 2018
Latin American and Caribbean Parliament passed a law that provides guidelines and recommendations to countries in the region to strengthen small-scale fishing.
Un groupe de 22 Députés a participé à la journée de réflexion sur la création d’un Front Parlementaire contre la Faim en Haïti sous l’auspice de la FAO.
Parliamentarians against hunger from both regions presented their lessons learned and their work at a meeting of the OECD Food Crisis Prevention Network in Paris.

The Hunger-Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative is a commitment of the countries and organizations of the region, supported by FAO, to contribute to creating conditions that will allow permanently eradicating hunger by the year 2025.

The Project provides support in the development of food and nutrition security by working with governments, parliaments, civil society and regional integration bodies. Technical backstopping is provided in institutional strengthening, design and implementation of regulatory frameworks, public policy, plans programmes and actions for hunger eradication, as well as resource allocation schemes in line with the magnitude of the problem in each country. [More]

Lines of work

The areas of action  proposed for 2015 - 2016 seek to give continuity to the processes being strengthened by the Project in Support of the Hunger Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative, bolstering the results achieved, which in themselves are directly aligned with the work of the regular program under FAO’s Strategic Objective 1:"Helping to eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition ".

In this regard, the following lines of work are proposed: 1) Support for institutions, policy and legislative frameworks for the realization of the right to food, 2) Strengthening partnerships and triangular cooperation actions and, 3) Supporting governance of the Hunger Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative (HFLACI ) and capacity building.