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About the IP
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The IP offers an integrated, gender responsive approach to sustainable, rural development. The IP purpose is to increase cross-sectoral collaboration and enhance capacity at the national level in support of rural development. Project activities are the mechanism bringing together partners from different sectors to address the issues that underlie poverty and food security. All activities are normative in nature, like policy support, training, capacity building and awareness raising.

Overall goals:

Enhance food security

Sustainable development

Cross cutting priority issues:




Rural youth



Capacity building/ Training

Policy support/ Develop guidelines, strategies, tools

Awareness raising/ Advocacy

Research/Data collection

Information management

Comments or questions? Please contact webmaster at integrated-programme@fao.org
Updated September 2003

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this site do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.