Parliamentary alliances
28 Sep 2020
Joint projects will aim to address root causes of hunger, malnutrition and rural poverty
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has signed a partnership agreement with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie, recognizing parliamentarians as key actors in the fight to end hunger, malnutrition and rural poverty.The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report paints a sobering picture: with just a decade to go to the endpoint of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the number of people affected by hunger and all forms of malnutrition continues to rise. The world is not on track to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030, and if...
28 Sep 2020
Partnership will continue work on agroforestry and climate change adaptation and mitigation
Building on a history of successful collaboration, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Université Laval have renewed their partnership for another three years. The joint work together will continue to advance progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, focusing on the areas of agroforestry, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and food security and nutrition.Based in Quebec City, Université Laval is one of Canada’s largest universities and a leader in research and innovation. The university’s contribution to the field of sustainable development has also been widely recognized; it is ranked 4th in the...
South-south Cooperation
26 Sep 2020
Rome-based UN agencies event marks UN Day for South-South Cooperation
On 16 September, the United Nations Rome-based agencies − the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IFAD and the World Food Programme (WFP) − celebrated the 2020 UN Day for South-South Cooperation with a virtual event hosted by IFAD. The theme for the celebration was The role of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the transformation of food systems, in view of COVID-19.
South-south Cooperation
22 Sep 2020
22 September 2020, Rome - FAO welcomed an announcement today by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, that his country will support the UN agency's South-South Cooperation (SSC) efforts with an additional $50 million in funding. "We are very grateful for this new $50 million contribution announced by President Xi, as it provides a strong boost to the work of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme," FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said.
Private Sector
16 Sep 2020
Проект Earth Map расширяет возможности геопространственной платформы "Рука об руку", открывая пользователям сети Интернет доступ к наиболее значимой информации о климате, окружающей среде и сельском хозяйстве
Рим - Новый инструмент, разработанный корпорацией Google и Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организацией Объединенных Наций (ФАО), открывает любому пользователю, где бы он ни находился, доступ к трехмерным картам и статистическим данным, отражающим тенденции в области климата и окружающей среды.