Parliamentary alliances
08 Apr 2021
Se trata de un instrumento que sugiere medidas parlamentarias concretas para la erradicación de la pobreza y el hambre, y mitigar el impacto del COVID-19
La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) presentó hoy al Parlamento Latinoamericano y Caribeño (PARLATINO) una nueva guía diseñada para orientar a las y los parlamentarios en la creación de entornos propicios para la inversión responsable en agricultura y sistemas alimentarios.La guía se elaboró en colaboración con el Instituto Internacional para el Desarrollo Sostenible (IISD),y  contó con el apoyo del Ministerio Federal de Alimentación y Agricultura de Alemania (BMEL), en el ámbito del Programa Marco de apoyo a la inversión responsable en la agricultura y los sistemas alimentarios.Es un instrumento...
South-south Cooperation
08 Apr 2021
08/04/2021 Brazzaville, capitale de la République du Congo, connait une croissance démographique sans précédent ; sa population a augmenté de 134% entre 2000 et 2020 pour atteindre 2 388 M habitants, alors que la progression de la population de la République du Congo se limitait à 76% sur la même période. Ainsi en 2020, Brazzaville concentre 42% de la population nationale.
South-south Cooperation
07 Apr 2021
Developing national atlases of tsetse and African animal trypanosomosis
7 April 2021, Harare - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has launched a new online course on developing national atlases of tsetse fly and African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) to promote the control of high impact Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs). Trypanosomosis is a blood-borne parasitic disease of cattle spread through the bite of a tsetse fly. A tsetse and AAT atlas is a national-level information system on the occurrence of the pest and disease in space and time. The course has been developed by the Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT), and it is hosted by the Virtual...
South-south Cooperation
06 Apr 2021
6 April 2020, Mexico - Mexico, CARICOM and FAO have organized a regional meeting to launch a sub-project on “Resilient school feeding programs” that aims at strengthening the capacities of institutions and stakeholders to implement resilient and sustainable National School Feeding Programs in Bahamas, Belize, St Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this initiative has been reformulated to place greater focus towards supporting participating countries in their responses to safeguard livelihoods, ensure adequate access to healthy food and ensure sustainable management of natural resources. The Mexico-CARICOM-FAO Initiative began its implementation in...
Resource Partners
02 Apr 2021
On March 26, FAO and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) joined hands in a virtual signing ceremony for two Funded Activity Agreements, following the approval by the GCF board of two grants worth USD 80 million for FAO-led projects in the Republic of Congo and Jordan. Both are the first GCF-funded projects in those countries, underscoring FAO's focus on expanding the use of global tools to advance climate action in food and agriculture. The PREFOREST project in the Republic of Congo aims to mitigate 16.7 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions over 20 years by...