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Below is a list of useful documents containing information on the collaboration between FAO and Civil Society organizations. This includes Guidelines, Tools and Best Practices which can be of use to identify and engage with key stakeholders, facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues and foster collaboration.


This note is meant to serve as a guide on how to ensure balance representation
of Civil Society organizations in FAO activities or processes.

Balanced representativeness...

Key documents

FAO has been working for many years with hundreds of civil society organizations (NGOs, community-based organizations, professional associations, networks, etc.) in technical work, emergency field operations, training...

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This publication systematizes the process of building the Regional Network of the Civil Society for Food Security and Nutrition in the PALOP (REDSAN-PALOP).

Formally launched in...

Please click on the link below to see the list of INGOs holding with formal status with FAO.

If you would like to know what to...