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Partner showcase

FAO collaborates with a range of Academia and Research Institutions to support the delivery of its Strategic Programmes. The partner institutions are engaged in multiple ways including joint projects, preparation of technical documents and manuals, training and curricula development, research and teaching FAO inspired courses. These collaborations underline that academia have an important role in transforming knowledge into practical solutions. Furthermore, FAO is a member of many global partnership initiatives. 

This section periodically showcases our partners and their work with FAO. It highlights  their commitment to work together to eradicate hunger.

AGREENIUM is a world class system for education in agriculture, veterinary, forestry and environmental sciences – AGREENIUM represents 14 French higher education institutions with a pool of 10 000 French and foreign students, 2 500 PhDs. All cover all the disciplines required to address major global challenges, namely, social sciences and economics in rural development, biology, plant physiology and agroecology, sustainability of production systems, environment, biodiversity, water and natural resources, veterinary sciences, food science and nutrition, landscaping.  AGREENIUM is partnering with FAO to cooperate in key research areas and coordinate action within the global framework of FAO's revised strategic Framework....
Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) is a global online research programme which has been established by FAO and partners. This global partnership provides free or low cost access to major scientific journals in agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences to public institutions in many developing countries.  This global digital platform aims to facilitate access to a wide range of scientific documents on food, agriculture, environmental sciences, social sciences and other topics. It also supports the effective use of agricultural research, education and training by researchers, policy-makers, students, technical workers and specialists, giving access to high-quality,...
Texas A&M University is a public research University and one of the largest systems of higher education in the United States. The University has expertise in many disciplines and provides capacity development though teaching research extension and education facilities in agriculture, science and engineering, oceanography and marine resources, and aeronautics and space-related fields. Texas A&M University and FAO are collaborating to strengthen agricultural production innovations in order to improve food security. This collaboration contributes to enhancing safety of feed and animal products, making food value chains more efficient and sustainable. FAO is conducting the aflatoxin proficiency programme jointly with Texas A&M since...