Technical Cooperation Programme
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The Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) was created to enable FAO to make its know-how and technical expertise available to member countries upon request. TCP projects are subject to approval criteria that ensure relevance and sustainability of the assistance provided, while catalyzing results towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.


technical products delivered
thousand beneficiaries
million USD mobilized
projects completed in a year

TCP at work

Preparatory assistance for the general census of agriculture in Tunisia

USD 9.8 million mobilized to conduct a general census of agriculture and a forest inventory in Tunisia...

More than USD 40 million mobilized for FMD control in Pakistan

The project aimed to develop a national FMD control program and control FMD outbreaks, improve the livelihood of livestock farmers, curtail the losses caused by the disease and improve overall productivity of livestock...

Integrating urban and peri-urban agriculture to the sustainable development in Bolivia

As a child, Juan Salamanca Velásquez accompanied his father from the department of Oruro to Cochabamba to exchange chuño (freeze-dried potato) for corn...

Support to Strengthening the Food Safety System in Moldova

The project supported the design of a rapid alert system and the creation of multiagency control groups in Moldova with a roadmap for dealing with emergencies...

Assuring survival of vulnerable pastoral and agropastoral households in Kenya after severe drought

The TCP project provided bales of hay, bags of 50 kg range cubes and collapsible water tanks with a capacity of 10 000 litres each, allowing nomadic communities to carry them with them...