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Technical Cooperation Department (TC)

The Technical Cooperation Department (TC) supports the achievement of results under FAO’s Strategic Framework by:

  • mobilizing resources and promoting South-South Cooperation;
  • preparing for and responding to food and agricultural threats and crises;
  • helping countries increase investment in agriculture and rural development; and
  • ensuring that the Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) supports member countries’ priorities.


Emergency and Rehabilitation Division (TCE)

Leads FAO’s humanitarian efforts in supporting countries to prepare for and respond more effectively to food and agricultural threats and crises, and to strengthen the resilience of agricultural livelihoods.

Contact: Mr Dominique Burgeon

Investment Centre Division (TCI)

Helps countries invest more and better in agriculture and rural development to increase agricultural productivity, improve rural livelihoods and incomes, enhance nutrition and safeguard the natural environment.

Contact: TCI-Director

South-South Cooperation and Resource Mobilization Division (TCS)

Leads and coordinates FAO’s work in South-South Cooperation (SSC), resource mobilization and resource partner outreach, and supports project cycle management and operations.

Contact: Mr Alex Jones

Technical Cooperation Programme Management (TCD)

Ensures that the Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) facilitates member countries’access to the Organization’s knowledge and technical expertise using FAO's own resources. TCP responds to countries' identified priority needs through projects designed to produce tangible results in a cost effective manner and catalyse development changes.