Nouvelles

Parliamentary alliances
29 Sep 2020
Parliamentarians and civil society look at how to advance women’s land rights and their importance for the achieving the SDGs
For rural women and men, land ownership is crucial to support agriculture production and to ensure the food and economic security of their households. Secure ownership and control of land also has an important positive effect on women’s empowerment: secure land tenure is associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture, which in turn lead to higher income and greater economic well-being for women and their households. Where women are able to own or control land, they are less likely to depend on male relatives for economic security. Land rights also offer women greater bargaining power within their...
Parliamentary alliances
28 Sep 2020
Des projets conjoints viseront à s'attaquer aux causes profondes de la faim, de la malnutrition et de la pauvreté rurale
L'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) a signé un accord de partenariat avec l'Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie, reconnaissant ainsi les parlementaires comme des acteurs clés dans la lutte contre la faim, la malnutrition et la pauvreté rurale.Cet accord, signé quelques jours après la publication du nouveau rapport sur l'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde en 2020 vient à point nommé.En effet, ce rapport dépeint un scénario peu encourageant. Alors qu’il nous reste une décennie pour atteindre les objectifs du développement durable à l'horizon 2030, le...
Fao-Academia
28 Sep 2020
Partnership will continue work on agroforestry and climate change adaptation and mitigation
Building on a history of successful collaboration, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Université Laval have renewed their partnership for another three years. The joint work together will continue to advance progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, focusing on the areas of agroforestry, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and food security and nutrition.Based in Quebec City, Université Laval is one of Canada’s largest universities and a leader in research and innovation. The university’s contribution to the field of sustainable development has also been widely recognized; it is ranked 4th in the...
South-south Cooperation
22 Sep 2020
22 September 2020, Rome - FAO welcomed an announcement today by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, that his country will support the UN agency's South-South Cooperation (SSC) efforts with an additional $50 million in funding. "We are very grateful for this new $50 million contribution announced by President Xi, as it provides a strong boost to the work of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme," FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said.
Private Sector
16 Sep 2020
Earth Map vient renforcer la Plateforme géospatiale de l’Initiative Main dans la main de la FAO
Rome  - Grâce à un nouvel outil conçu par Google et l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), il est possible de consulter, où que l'on se trouve, des cartes multidimensionnelles et des statistiques sur les grandes tendances liées au climat et à l'environnement. 
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