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.
South-south Cooperation
11 Sep 2020
How South-South Cooperation helps ensure food security for family farmers
FAO South-South Cooperation project began in late 2019 between China and Madagascar. Chinese experts on rice production came to Madagascar to introduce a greater-yielding type of rice, as well as to provide training to farmers on how to grow and harvest it.
Private Sector
07 Sep 2020
Oman – With the aim of promoting sustainable food systems and contributing to the improvement of food and nutrition security in the Sultanate, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Zubair Small Enterprises Centre (Zubair SEC) – a social impact initiative by The Zubair Corporation – have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalize their collaboration towards strengthening the role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in achieving food security in Oman. This partnership serves as an example of multi-stakeholder efforts towards meeting the goals set by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.The MoU was signed by...
South-south Cooperation
03 Sep 2020
On 16 September, the RBAs are jointly organizing the virtual celebration of the 2020 UN Day for South-South Cooperation: “The role of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) in the transformation of Food Systems in view of COVID-19”, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. (CEST). This event will raise awareness on how SSTC can support the transformation of food systems for the benefit of rural poor smallholder farmers, addressing COVID-19 related vulnerabilities and the needs of people already at risk of being left behind. Three years after the release of their Joint Roadmap on strengthening SSTC collaboration among the Rome-based Agencies, FAO, IFAD and...
27 Aug 2020
Improving farming practices and increasing seasonal harvests
The Nyagatare district (Eastern Province) is Rwanda’s breadbasket - a vast area of agricultural land providing food for the entire country. The people of this district are mainly farmers, rearing livestock and cultivating crops such as maize and rice, but they suffer a long dry season stretching from June to mid-September and, consequently, water has always been a vital, much sought-after resource - with competition for it high.In 2015, the Rwandan government, together with financial support from the World Bank, constructed a USD 10 million dam and water reservoir.Before long, however, farmers cultivating the upper hillside...