05 Dec 2019
Starting from Italy, 10 experiences of international learning on food and environment
The climate crisis is the most urgent emergency humanity is facing and food is one of the key universal elements to have an impact on this crisis. In this scenario, to address and mitigate the climate crisis through the regeneration of agri-food systems, FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization) and Future Food Institute promote the second edition of international training bootcamps to train a new class of "Climate Shapers", key figures in the circular and sustainable food chain. Because the way we produce food, transform it, market it and consume it, has an impact on and it is impacted...
Resource Partners
04 Dec 2019
FMM Resource Partner Consultation Meeting highlights current projects, expanding partnerships and key progress
On Friday, 29 November 2019, the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism (FMM) held its second Resource Partner Consultation meeting of the year at FAO Headquarters in Rome. The consultation opened with Director-General Qu Dongyu giving the opening remarks, and stressing the importance of robust flexible funding mechanisms like FMM in enabling innovation, speed and cross-sectoral cooperation in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “We are learning together, contributing together and working together,” he said.
South-south Cooperation
25 Nov 2019
25 November, Kampala, Uganda - Through South-South Cooperation, countries across the global South are successfully exchanging technical expertise and building innovative partnerships, which if strengthened, can continue to play a crucial role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This was the message at the opening today of a three-day event in Kampala, Uganda, marking the 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme and Triangular Cooperation.  
Private Sector
23 Nov 2019
ФАО получит $15 млн в виде гранта от благотворительного фонда Нинся Яньбао
Пекин – Генеральный директор ФАО Цюй Дунъюй заявил сегодня, что партнерские отношения чрезвычайно важны для повышения уровня производства и питания наиболее уязвимых групп населения – малоимущих или страдающих от неполноценного питания.   Генеральный директор выступил на Втором саммите филантропии в целях устойчивого развития в Пекине, где он также приветствовал взнос в проекты ФАО в размере 100 млн юаней ($15 млн) от благотворительного фонда Нинся Яньбао. Этот взнос пойдет на создание совместного фонда ФАО  –  Яньбао для поддержки талантов в области сельского хозяйства и в особенности на содействие исследованиям по обеспечению продовольственной безопасности и питания.  Как отметил Цюй, частному сектору отведена важная роль в...
South-south Cooperation
12 Nov 2019
12 November 2019, Sao Paulo, Brazil – The Brazil Africa Forum officially opened its 7th edition today in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The two-day event is a platform for 300 representatives from governments, private sector, academia, potential investors and other relevant stakeholders to meet and exchange knowledge and experiences.  This year’s key theme is Food Security: Path to Economic Growth. The aim is to bring together relevant stakeholders to devise operative plans, which are economically feasible and that respect both the environment and are socially fair. Agriculture and rural technology development are key components to achieve these objectives.  Speaking on a panel on...