Resource Mobilization


29 Jul 2020
FAO Regional Office for Africa Africa Regional Dialogue “Joint action on COVID-19: Boosting our Africa Food and Agriculture Response” African Ministers for Agriculture have emphasized the importance of ensuring food security and nutrition, and continuing agricultural activities during the response to COVID-19 – including production, marketing, harvesting, storage and value addition.
14 Jul 2020
FAO unveiled today its new comprehensive COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme, aimed at preventing a global food emergency during and after the COVID-19 pandemic while working on medium to long-term development response for food security and nutrition. The agency is calling for $1.2 billion in initial investment to support the needs of the new programme.
11 Jul 2020
The weeks following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease have been filled with grave challenges and uncertainty. As the effects of border closures and movement restrictions become more visible in some countries and are slowly lessening in others, attention must be drawn to a vital component of global health that is under threat of crisis: our food systems. As the Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Maximo Torero, said, “We fully agree with governments that first has to be health and the measures they are taking have to...
26 May 2020
On May 20, 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) significantly increased cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council countries by virtually signing two groundbreaking partnership agreements with the Ministry of State on Food Security of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on projects to transform the agriculture sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and enhance the food security system in the UAE. The projects, “Transforming the Food and Agriculture Sector to Achieve the SDGs for Enhanced Food Security and Nutrition,” (with a budget of USD 3 597 111) and “Assessment and Strategic Analysis of the Food Control...
19 May 2020
The pandemic will end, the health crisis will ease, but if we don’t protect the livelihoods of millions of people today and the food value chains, we will have to rebuild them tomorrow – at much greater cost, warned FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today at a Congressional Webinar Briefing. The event - The Coming Crisis: Preventing a Hunger Catastrophe amid COVID-19 - was co-hosted by FAO North America and the Alliance to End Hunger with the House and Senate Hunger Caucuses, and highlighted the key findings of the recently released 2020 Global Report on Food Crises. COVID-19 - an...
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