FAO and Japan partnering to build global food security

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For decades the Government of Japan has been among FAO’s foremost partners, working to build food security and promoting sustainable use of natural resources. The country is the second largest contributor to the Organization’s regular budget, a lead voluntary contributor and one of the top resource partners supporting FAO’s 2 500 ongoing field programmes. Japanese expertise and personnel are vital to the Organization’s work in sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry development.

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JAXA

NEWS
FAO teams up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

FAO will bolster the scale and scope of its geospatial monitoring toolkit thanks to collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) that will expand the capacity of FAO's accessible platforms for forestry and land-use assessments.

FAO + Japan

NEWS
Japan and FAO to scale up smart agriculture and transform global nutrition

On Tuesday, 21 January, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Japan met at the Fourth Japan-FAO Annual Strategic Consultation, to reflect on the progress of their partnership over the last year and discuss further collaboration for common priorities going forward.

Publications

Leaflet

LEAFLET
FAO + Japan - A growing partnership towards sustainable development

Japan has been among FAO’s foremost partners since the country joined the Organization in 1951, working to build food security and promoting the sustainable use of natural resources.

Effective and Inclusive Food Value Chains in Asian Member States

PROJECT
Effective and Inclusive Food Value Chains in Asian Member States

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States are home to around 620 million people. Agriculture plays a key role in economic development and livelihoods, and in providing employment to the region’s rural population. It is, however, challenged by a lack of knowledge and skills...