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07 Oct 2019
Santiago de Chile, 07 de octubre de 2019 – Este lunes, 7 de octubre, la ciudad de Ginebra, en Suiza será la capital algodonera, con el lanzamiento oficial del Día Mundial del Algodón, fecha donde se reunirán los altos funcionarios gubernamentales, profesionales de la industria del algodón y del textil, organizaciones nacionales e internacionales y empresas del sector privado.
26 Sep 2019
On the sidelines of the World Sustainable Development Summit, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized a High-level Panel focusing on the theme: “Food Security and the achievement of SDGs in Africa: what role for South-South and triangular cooperation”.
25 Sep 2019
Rabat, Morocco - FAO was invited by the Director-General of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) to attend the DryArc Initiative Co-Design Workshop, and provide inputs and suggestions for a new research for impact initiative of eight centers of the CGIAR  This cross-CGIAR partnership includes: the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), the WorldFish, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the International Water Management Institute...
13 Sep 2019
Mozambique – FAO is supporting Zimbabwe, a land-locked country, in becoming a South South Cooperation (SSC) provider of expertise to its neighboring countries in Southern Africa on the control of a high-impact Transboundary Animal Disease (TADs), the tsetse-transmitted African Animal Trypanosomosis, AAT. This disease is a major constraint for poor livestock keepers, but it also affects human beings as the so called ‘sleeping sickness’. During the first week of September, the first SSC technical exchange activities took place in Maputo, Mozambique. An expert from Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Division of Tsese Control Services, visited Mozambique’s...
06 Sep 2019
Rome - The UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), namely, FAO, IFAD and WFP, observed the UN Day for South-South Cooperation with an event hosted at WFP which highlighted the importance of “leaving no one behind” in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event built on the recognition of the rising importance of South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC), and the call for more investments in this area which found global endorsement earlier this year at the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40), held in March in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At this conference, SSTC was recognized as a critical driver...