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06 Dec 2019
Santiago de Chile, 6 de diciembre de 2019 - Durante el primer día dedicado a la agricultura, la ganadería y la actividad forestal en la COP 25, la Organización de Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) y la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) participaron ayer del lanzamiento de la Plataforma de Acción Climática en Agricultura (PLACA).
05 Dec 2019
Starting from Italy, 10 experiences of international learning on food and environment
The climate crisis is the most urgent emergency humanity is facing and food is one of the key universal elements to have an impact on this crisis. In this scenario, to address and mitigate the climate crisis through the regeneration of agri-food systems, FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization) and Future Food Institute promote the second edition of international training bootcamps to train a new class of "Climate Shapers", key figures in the circular and sustainable food chain. Because the way we produce food, transform it, market it and consume it, has an impact on and it is impacted...
04 Dec 2019
FMM Resource Partner Consultation Meeting highlights current projects, expanding partnerships and key progress
On Friday, 29 November 2019, the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism (FMM) held its second Resource Partner Consultation meeting of the year at FAO Headquarters in Rome. The consultation opened with Director-General Qu Dongyu giving the opening remarks, and stressing the importance of robust flexible funding mechanisms like FMM in enabling innovation, speed and cross-sectoral cooperation in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “We are learning together, contributing together and working together,” he said.
25 Nov 2019
Déclaration de Brazzaville et Création du Réseau des Alliances Parlementaires d’Afrique Centrale pour la Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle (RAPAC-SAN)
Brazzaville, République du Congo – « Un pays qui ne nourrit pas sa population est un pays dépendant des autres, alors agissons ensemble ! » Ce dicton est tiré de la Déclaration de Brazzaville du Forum des Parlementaires parrainé par le Président de la république du Congo S.E. M. Denis SASSOU NGUESSO. Cet évènement a réuni du 19 au 21 Novembre tous les Parlements des Etats membres de la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique...
25 Nov 2019
25 November, Kampala, Uganda - Through South-South Cooperation, countries across the global South are successfully exchanging technical expertise and building innovative partnerships, which if strengthened, can continue to play a crucial role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This was the message at the opening today of a three-day event in Kampala, Uganda, marking the 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme and Triangular Cooperation.