Private Sector


08 Mar 2019
8 March 2019, Rome - FAO and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have agreed to join forces to increase the availability and affordability of nutritious food for all in developing countries. The partnership, which was signed on Thursday aims to enable inclusive and efficient agricultural and food systems, focusing on new approaches which engage small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to promote market-based solutions as...
21 Jun 2018
Food that ‘disappears' from the food chain after harvest owing to spoilage could feed an estimated 48 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa. A project by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the African Union and The Rockefeller Foundation aims to help countries drastically reduce these post-harvest losses by 2030 through strengthening policies and strategies. "Our work with The Rockefeller Foundation and the...
01 Jun 2018
Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to play a major role. Without policies and partnerships that enable smallholder farmers - including subsistence farmers and pastoralists - to participate in and benefit from the growth, that opportunity will turn into risk, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.
25 May 2018
En el marco del reciente acuerdo de colaboración entre ambas instituciones, la FAO ha participado hoy en la II edición de este evento organizado por LUCA, la unidad de Datos de Telefónica y dedicado a debatir y exponer el potencial que el análisis de datos  (“Big Data”) ofrece para el bien común.   En esta ocasión el debate ha girado en torno al cambio climático y al potencial de uso de los datos para estar mejor preparados frente a las catástrofes naturales. En línea con esta temática, la FAO ha estado representada por Natalia...
04 Apr 2018
Bolivia is a country of spectacular landscapes and profoundly diverse environments.  North of the capital La Paz, in a region called Alto Beni, right where the Andes give way to Amazon forest, FAO is working with a community of Andean people that cultivate a world-famous cocoa variety, the "Criollo" cocoa, renowned for its nutritional values.