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25 Sep 2018
The capacity development course shared Israeli experience in developing the livestock sector in arid lands aiming to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable agro-pastoral communities in Africa’s dry lands
To support countries vulnerable to drought and the effects of climate change, FAO and Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) organized a capacity development course on sustainable livestock feed development and breeding techniques in resource-constrained situations. Heldwithin the frameworkof the African Regional Initiative Building Resilience in Africa’s Drylands, the course brought fifteen participants from nine francophone countries in Africa to Israel from 24 June to 13 July...
24 Sep 2018
The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), together with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (IMFA), the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and with the technical collaboration of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Agreenium (the French consortium for research and education in agriculture, food, animal health, and the environment) organized the 2nd Mediterranean Forum for PhD Students and Young Researchers in Bari, Italy.
13 Sep 2018
Rome, 12 September 2018.  The UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), namely, FAO, IFAD and WFP, have launched this week a strong call to scale up South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiatives to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The three agencies gathered at FAO Headquarters to celebrate jointly the 2018 UN Day for South-South Cooperation (SSC). The event, which aimed at raising awareness on SSTC initiatives to achieve zero hunger as well as showcasing success stories addressing particularly climate change, built a stronger commitment to partnerships and inter-agency alliances towards the implementation of...
06 Sep 2018
Sharing knowledge through South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized a series of webinars from 09 May to 28 June 2018 to raise awareness and provide capacity development on tools FAO has developed for the monitoring and early warning of the Fall Armyworm (FAW) in Africa, and its sharing of knowledge through South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC). Two webinar series were organized, the first one on Fall Armyworm Monitoring and Early Warning System (FAMEWS) mobile app, and the second one on the...