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06 Dec 2018
6 December 2018, Rome. The signing ceremony of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Tripartite Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the People’s Republic of China, and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka took place at FAO headquarters on 6 December 2018. The aim of this South-South Cooperation project is to help Sri Lanka boost the production and commercialization of fruit crops among the value chain actors in the country.
21 Nov 2018
From 1 to 2 November 2018, more than 200 representatives from nearly 30 developing countries, 12 international organizations, and the heads of the UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs: FAO, IFAD and WFP) gathered in Changsha, Hunan province, China, to attend the Ministerial Level Forum on Global South-South Cooperation in Agriculture, which was jointly organized by FAO and the People’s Republic of China. The main objective of the Forum was to discuss paths to further increase South-South Cooperation (SSC) in the agricultural sector and promote it as a vital instrument to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)....
21 Nov 2018
In 2018, Brazil and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrate the tenth anniversary of their partnership on South-South Cooperation (SSC). Over this decade, the partners are proud of the nearly 30 initiatives developed and of the effective results achieved in Latin American, Caribbean and African countries. Brazil and FAO invested over US$ 60 million in 25 countries to promote sustainable agriculture and rural development, as well as food and nutrition security. To celebrate this fruitful partnership,...
31 Oct 2018
Los 22 científicos que evalúan los recursos pesqueros de Centroamérica a bordo del Buque de Investigación Pesquera y Oceanográfica “Dr. Jorge Carranza Fraser” culminaron la primera etapa de la misión en el Atlántico y cruzaron el Canal de Panamá para proseguir con la campaña en el Pacífico.  La ‘Campaña América Central 2018’ inició el 17 de septiembre en el puerto de Progreso, Yucatán, México, y explorará aproximadamente 14 mil kilómetros en aguas de Belice, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica y Panamá con el...
25 Sep 2018
To support countries vulnerable to drought and the effects of climate change, FAO and Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) organized a capacity development course on sustainable livestock feed development and breeding techniques in resource-constrained situations. Heldwithin the frameworkof the African Regional Initiative Building Resilience in Africa’s Drylands, the course brought fifteen participants from nine francophone countries in Africa to Israel from 24 June to 13 July...
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