22 Apr 2021
The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) signed today, on Earth Day, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University Mohammed First (UMP) and the Institut National de Recherche Halieutique (INRH) of Morocco to support the development of training and research in the field of fisheries and marine sciences in the Mediterranean region.Collaboration between stakeholders is at the heart of the GFCM’s strategy and it is crucial to promote the adoption of sustainable practices in fisheries and aquaculture in the Mediterranean region. In line with the theme of Earth Day 2021, this partnership will encourage innovative thinking...
South-south Cooperation
21 Apr 2021
Rome / Beijing, 21 April 2021 – FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) of the People’s Republic of China reaffirmed their partnership and shared their commitment to support the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 9th Annual Consultation Meeting of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme (ACM) held virtually on 21 April 2021. In his opening remarks, Mr XIE Jianmin, Counsel of the Department of International Cooperation of MARA, mentioned that for the future of the FAO-China SSC Programme, “partnerships with developed countries, emerging economies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, scientific research institutions, the private sector,...
Parliamentary alliances
19 Apr 2021
Produced by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and FAO, the publication seeks to support legislative processes to promote healthy diets for all
Geneva/Rome - Aimed at providing lawmakers with practical guidance on legislative processes that prioritize nutrition, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), published today a new Handbook for Parliamentarians, entitled "Food Systems and Nutrition".The online Handbook was produced in collaboration with the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's  Fund (UNICEF) and the African Union Development Agency's New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-NEPAD).One out of three people globally suffers from at least one form of malnutrition, and the economic loss...
South-south Cooperation
16 Apr 2021
El objetivo es construir conocimientos e intercambiar buenas prácticas para la mitigación de los desperdicios de alimentos en los entornos escolares de América Latina y el Caribe.
Santiago de Chile, 16 de abril de 2021 – Países de América Latina y el Caribe participan, el día 27 de abril, del Diálogo sobre el Desperdicio de Alimentos en Escuelas: Desafíos y Posibilidades, promovido por laRed de Alimentación Escolar Sostenible (RAES), creada en el 2018 por el gobierno de Brasil. El evento tiene como objetivo promover el dialogo entre los países de la región para la construcción de conocimientos y de intercambio de buenas prácticas relacionadas a la mitigación de los desperdicios de alimentos en los entornos escolares.
Parliamentary alliances
15 Apr 2021
Parliamentarians working to safeguard food security and nutrition continue to meet virtually in a series of dialogues organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with the latest meeting bringing together legislators from various English-speaking African countries. The dialogues, supported by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), help to keep food security and nutrition at the top of political agendas and offer parliamentarians a forum to exchange best practices and lessons learned in guaranteeing food security, nutrition and the right to food during the containment and recovery phases of the COVID-19 pandemic.