Videos

FAO + New Zealand: Advancing food security and resilience

Resource Partners
24-03-2020

In recent years, New Zealand’s strategic support of various FAO normative and technical projects has proven the country’s commitment towards food security and agricultural development. This has included contributions towards resilience building and emergency response, particularly in the Asia and the [...]

FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme: Voices from the Field

South-south Cooperation
16-12-2019

Highlighting the voices of beneficiary farmers and smallholders, as well as FAO Director-General QU Dongyu, this video demonstrates the grassroots impact of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme over the last ten years. Farmers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mongolia and Uganda share their experiences with the Programme, describing [...]

The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund donates $1 million to efforts to combat Desert Locust in East Africa

Resource Partners
12-02-2020

The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) has donated $1 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to combat the worsening Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa.
The decision came at a meeting of the ASTF Steering Committee at FAO headquarters in Rome on Wednesday.
"We have [...]

FAO + France, partnering to achieve food security and prosperity in the world

Resource Partners
12-02-2020

With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, FAO’s mandate has been reinforced and scaled up to a depth and scope that calls for a greater commitment in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Much still needs to be done in order to mobilize sufficient resources and [...]

FAO+Japan: A growing partnership towards sustainable development

Resource Partners
27-01-2020

Japan has been among FAO’s foremost partners since the country joined the Organization in 1951, working to build food security and promoting the sustainable use of natural resources. The country’s financial contributions, expertise and human capital are vital to FAO’s work on a broad range of topics, including international standard-setting, [...]

How is South-South and Triangular Cooperation important for achieving the SDGs?

South-south Cooperation
03-01-2020

Mr Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation explains how South-South and Triangular Cooperation are important for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

This video interview was taken on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme and Future Perspectives for South-South and [...]

How are SSTC means of enhancing access to science, technology, capacity building and innovation?

South-south Cooperation
03-01-2020

Mr Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation explains how South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) are effective means of enhancing access to science, technology, capacity building and innovation.

This video interview was taken on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme [...]

New early warning apps designed by the youth in Egypt

South-south Cooperation
03-01-2020

Dr. Amgad Elmahdi, Head of MENA Region, Principal Researcher of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) shares his experiences on the use of early warning apps by farmers, designed by the youth in Egypt during a Hackathon. 

This video interview was taken on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the [...]

Working together towards achieving a more integrated approach and use of digital tools

South-south Cooperation
03-01-2020

Dr. Amgad Elmahdi, Head of MENA Region, Principal Researcher of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) shares his experiences on how we can work together towards achieving a more integrated approach and use of the digital tools we have today. 

This video interview was taken on the occasion of the Tenth [...]

How is South-South ad Triangular Cooperation supporting farmers/farmer organizations?

South-south Cooperation
03-01-2020

Ms Elisabeth Nsimadala, President of the Pan African Farmer Forum (PAFO) shares her knowledge on how South-South and Triangular Cooperation is supporting farmers/farmer organizations, particularly with reference to creating linkages between producers and markets

This video interview was taken on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation [...]

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