Partnerships in action
Partnerships are at the heart of FAO's mission to help build consensus for a world without hunger. The effectiveness and credibility of the Organization as a policy-making forum and unique multilingual centre of excellence, knowledge and technical expertise depends to a considerable degree on its ability to work and develop strategic partnerships to harness efforts to eradicate hunger. Please find in this section which are the current partnerships in action.
FAO meets Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA)
SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organisation of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses. They do not obtain regular salaried employment with welfare benefits like workers in the organised sector. They are the unprotected labour force of our country. Constituting 93% of the labour force, these are workers of the unorganised sector. Of the female labour force in India, more than 94% are in the unorganised sector. However their work is not counted and hence remains invisible.
Interview with Mr. Adriano Campolina, CEO of Action Brazil, who attended the CFS 2013. In this video Mr Campolina explains the areas of collaboration with FAO and what are the major challenges in the fight against hunger.
FAO and the Spanish Exporters and Investors Club will collaborate in capacity building of local producers in order to support the release of agriculture and livestock products in the market. The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club, founded in 1997, is a multisectorial, non-profit and independent association formed by a group of companies with a long tradition in international markets, moved by the need to rely on a specific organization that allows its members in a flexible, dynamic and managerial way to face the challenges arisen in the international markets. More ...