07 Oct 2019
En lanzamiento de la fecha conmemorativa en Suiza, el proyecto de Cooperación Sur-Sur +Algodón participará del evento presentando sus avances hacia el desarrollo sostenible del rubro en America Latina.
Santiago de Chile, 07 de octubre de 2019 – Este lunes, 7 de octubre, la ciudad de Ginebra, en Suiza será la capital algodonera, con el lanzamiento oficial del Día Mundial del Algodón, fecha donde se reunirán los altos funcionarios gubernamentales, profesionales de la industria del algodón y del textil, organizaciones nacionales e internacionales y empresas del sector privado.
01 Oct 2019
Libreville - October 1st, 2019 saw the creation of the Gabonese Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (APGSAN), established by a group of deputies and senators from Gabon, in collaboration with the FAO Subregional Office for Central Africa and the United Nations system. The creation of this alliance followed a series of meetings organized by the FAO Subregional Office for Central Africa and the two chambers of the Parliament of Gabon, which highlighted the need for parliamentarians to contribute to the fight against hunger and malnutrition in their role as guarantors of the country's political and economic commitments. The...
26 Sep 2019
On the sidelines of the World Sustainable Development Summit, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized a High-level Panel focusing on the theme: “Food Security and the achievement of SDGs in Africa: what role for South-South and triangular cooperation”.
26 Sep 2019
FAO fosters partnerships with private sector
New York - Establishing a new business model based on science, data, transparency and accountability and conducive to strong partnerships with the private sector is a major focus for FAO, the Organization's Director-General Qu Dongyu today told private sector representatives at a meeting on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. "The world needs a strong, efficient and dynamic FAO. And FAO needs strong reliable partnerships with you," said the FAO chief. The meeting provided a platform to discuss and strengthen partnerships for realizing the much-needed transformation in food systems, and mobilizing all available technologies, innovations, knowledge and...
25 Sep 2019
Rabat, Morocco - FAO was invited by the Director-General of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) to attend the DryArc Initiative Co-Design Workshop, and provide inputs and suggestions for a new research for impact initiative of eight centers of the CGIAR  This cross-CGIAR partnership includes: the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), the WorldFish, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the International Water Management Institute...