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28 Jul 2016
The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) is pioneering a new approach to funding. Administered by FAO and in line with its Strategic Framework, the ASTF is the first fund by Africans for Africans.  The ASTF, by pooling resources from Africa’s strongest economies as well as from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support national and regional food security initiatives within the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) framework, currently focuses on increasing the resilience of livelihoods in rural communities facing recurrent crises, as well as on economic growth and sustainable development. The idea behind the ASTF and its governance are sparking efforts...
15 Jul 2016
The Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) was created to enable FAO to make its know-how and technical expertise available to member countries upon request, drawing from its own resources. The TCP provides assistance in all areas pertaining to FAO’s mandate and competence that are covered by the Strategic Framework to respond to governments’ priority needs. To date, through the TCP, projects have been funded for a total value of about USD 1.5 billion. These short-term, catalytic and sustainable projects are driven by the demands and priorities of member countries, addressing critical gaps in hunger and malnutrition eradication, sustainable production, rural poverty reduction...
28 Jun 2016
What led Tini Jack and her husband Gelling, a couple from the Cook Islands, give up comfort¬able government jobs with guaranteed salaries to plant staples? It was the opportunity to set up a successful business. Today, in the Cook Island, the agribusiness sector has a high potential for development, in particular to meet a largely unsatisfied market demand. For decades farmers have left their land to engage in tertiary sector activities. Today farming remains generally small scale. These trends have led to an alarming decrease in agricultural production, an inability to supply domestic markets at competitive prices and high dependence on food...
10 Nov 2015
Zimbabwe’s efforts to address the root causes of poverty and food insecurity and build resilience against climate change are being supported by means of a four-year USD 48 million (GBP 30 million) initiative made possible through a partnership between the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) and FAO.  Running through 2017, the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP) is expected to reduce poverty for nearly 300 000 smallholder farmers through climate-smart farming practices increasing agricultural productivity, and initiatives improving farmers’ access to markets.  FAO is responsible for leading the preparation of the programme’s implementation during an inception phase, including coordination...
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