South-south Cooperation
15 May 2020
15 May 2020, Rome - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today offered his best wishes to Ambassador Esti Andayani, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to FAO, who took over the chair of the Rome chapter of The Group of 77 and China at the United Nations. The Director-General also noted that South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation are important and successful tools, highlighting how they allow for the sharing of experience and knowledge, as well as the building of partnerships that can generate deliverable results. “We will definitely strengthen them,” he said.
12 May 2020
24-hour digital marathon looks at sustainable solutions for the planet
Together with the Future Food Institute, FAO’s eLearning Academy
South-south Cooperation
06 May 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) initiative aims to safeguard the world’s threatened agricultural heritage by promoting, at the global level, the identification, conservation and international recognition of remarkable agricultural heritage sites and their associated landscapes, agricultural biodiversity, knowledge systems and cultures.  The FAO–China South-South Cooperation (SSC) project: Strengthening the Implementation of the GIAHS Initiative through Capacity Development has promoted exchanges of experiences and technical knowledge among over 100 participating countries.  The project has implemented a systematic and substantial capacity development programme through global conferences, training courses and seminars. These have focused...
04 May 2020
Renewed partnerships with academia and research institutions focus on knowledge-sharing, innovation and sustainable natural resource management
Rome - FAO currently has more than seventy partnerships with academia and research institutions worldwide, which help the Organization to provide the next generation with the tools and knowledge needed to create a more sustainable future. FAO recently renewed partnerships with five key academic and research institutions in Europe, Latin America, the Near East and the Asia-Pacific region, which will focus on capacity development, knowledge exchange and technical support in the areas of sustainable natural resource management, landscape restoration and agricultural innovation. Access to knowledge and education is the priority in FAO’s partnership with the
South-south Cooperation
30 Apr 2020
A delegation of ten people led by the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAEP) went to Mahitsy on April 23, 2020 to inspect the cultivated hybrid rice on a 40 hectare plot, which will be harvested at the end of April. The first sowing of Weichu 902-3 hybrid rice specie was carried out in December 2019. The seeds were produced by the Yuan Madagascar company and supplied by the South-South Cooperation (SSC) project launched in Madagascar since October 2019. The project is funded for two years by the FAO-China SSC Programme, and coordinated and implemented by the MAEP. This project...