24 Nov 2020
Rome, 24 November 2020 - Within the framework of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme, the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is implementing a global project to help developing contracting parties strengthen their phytosanitary capacity and implement the IPPC.  Developing phytosanitary capacity is at the core of the IPPC mandate, as well as one of the three key pillars of the new IPPC Strategic Framework 2020-2030.  With a contribution of over USD 2 million from the FAO-China SSC Programme, this joint global project aims at promoting international cooperation among participating countries and raising awareness of plant health at the...
23 Nov 2020
23 November 2020, Rome/Sudan – FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme has contributed 1.5 Million USD to a south-south cooperation project (SSC project) aimed at enhancing production, productivity and competitiveness of the crops and livestock sectors in Sudan. Agriculture accounts for nearly one-third of the national Gross Domestic Product and around half of the national workforce is engaged in agricultural activities that mainly includes crop, livestock, fisheries, forestry production, and agro-processing industries.
19 Nov 2020
New York, 19 November 2020 - A thematic good practices publication: “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Context of Food Security”, developed jointly by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) was successfully launched at a virtual event on 19 November 2020. This publication presents over 40 good practices to crucial challenges faced by developing countries in the area of food security (SDG 2).
11 Nov 2020
Following the June 2020 publication on case studies of successful partnership practices and important outcomes with featured academia and research institutions, a second series of case studies showcases four key partnerships with Agrinatura (Czechia), Texas A&M AgriLife (United States of America), Università degli Studi di Torino (Italy) and Université Laval (Canada). These key partnerships contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from different perspectives. Agrinatura ...
05 Nov 2020
Santiago de Chile - El Representante Regional de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), Julio Berdegué, instó a los parlamentos de América Latina y el Caribe a poner la alimentación en lo más alto de sus agendas legislativas, para enfrentar los efectos de la pandemia sobre la nutrición y la seguridad alimentaria. “El tema de la alimentación no está siendo incluido en los programas de recuperación del COVID 19 de los países de la región con la fuerza suficiente. Sugerimos muy respetuosamente que estos temas sean parte del diálogo en los parlamentos”, dijo Berdegué. Esta...
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