Facilitate partnerships for food security and nutrition, agriculture and rural development between governments, development partners, civil society and the private sector.
UN and Rome-based agencies
FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) collaborate in many ways to further the global community's goal of eliminating hunger and poverty
FAO recognizes that CSOs play a critical role in the fight against hunger given their technical expertise, their proximity to and representation of the hungry and poor, and their increasing presence in the field
Effective engagement with the private sector can help the fight against hunger and malnutrition by enhancing FAO’s work in agriculture, fishery, forestry, natural resource management, and the food value chain from farmer to consumer
FAO is the lead agency ensuring that agriculture cooperatives are recognized and remain in the international agenda. FAO encourages member governments to establish enabling environments conducive to improving small producers’ livelihoods
FAO works with partners to overcome food insecurity and malnutrition, increase and improve the provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries, reduce rural poverty, enable inclusive and efficient agricultural and food systems and increase the resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises