Resource Partners
19 May 2020
The pandemic will end, the health crisis will ease, but if we don’t protect the livelihoods of millions of people today and the food value chains, we will have to rebuild them tomorrow – at much greater cost, warned FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today at a Congressional Webinar Briefing. The event - The Coming Crisis: Preventing a Hunger Catastrophe amid COVID-19 - was co-hosted by FAO North America and the Alliance to End Hunger with the House and Senate Hunger Caucuses, and highlighted the key findings of the recently released 2020 Global Report on Food Crises. COVID-19 - an...
South-south Cooperation
15 May 2020
15 May 2020, Rome - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today offered his best wishes to Ambassador Esti Andayani, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to FAO, who took over the chair of the Rome chapter of The Group of 77 and China at the United Nations. The Director-General also noted that South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation are important and successful tools, highlighting how they allow for the sharing of experience and knowledge, as well as the building of partnerships that can generate deliverable results. “We will definitely strengthen them,” he said.
12 May 2020
24-hour digital marathon looks at sustainable solutions for the planet
Together with the Future Food Institute, FAO’s eLearning Academy
South-south Cooperation
06 May 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) initiative aims to safeguard the world’s threatened agricultural heritage by promoting, at the global level, the identification, conservation and international recognition of remarkable agricultural heritage sites and their associated landscapes, agricultural biodiversity, knowledge systems and cultures.  The FAO–China South-South Cooperation (SSC) project: Strengthening the Implementation of the GIAHS Initiative through Capacity Development has promoted exchanges of experiences and technical knowledge among over 100 participating countries.  The project has implemented a systematic and substantial capacity development programme through global conferences, training courses and seminars. These have focused...
04 May 2020
Renewed partnerships with academia and research institutions focus on knowledge-sharing, innovation and sustainable natural resource management
Rome - FAO currently has more than seventy partnerships with academia and research institutions worldwide, which help the Organization to provide the next generation with the tools and knowledge needed to create a more sustainable future. FAO recently renewed partnerships with five key academic and research institutions in Europe, Latin America, the Near East and the Asia-Pacific region, which will focus on capacity development, knowledge exchange and technical support in the areas of sustainable natural resource management, landscape restoration and agricultural innovation. Access to knowledge and education is the priority in FAO’s partnership with the