Panel "Closing the Gaps in Socio-Economic Development: Food and Nutrition Security and Sovereignty in the Amazon Region"
Virtual Event, 07/12/2023
At the IV Meeting of Presidents of the States Parties to the Amazon Cooperation Treaty, held on August 8, 2023, the Presidential Declaration of Belém, and the recent XIV Meeting of ACTO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, held on November 23 of the same year, FAO and ACTO promoted the Panel "Closing the Gaps in Socio-Economic Development: Food and Nutrition Security and Sovereignty in the Amazon R...
Virtual Event, 05/12/2023
Our planet’s survival depends on the precious link between soil and water. Over 95 percent of our food originates from these two fundamental resources. Soil water, vital for nutrient absorption by plants, binds our ecosystems together. This symbiotic relationship is the foundation of our agricultural systems.
Mr. Mario Lubetkin has been Assistant Director General and FAO Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean since 1 August, 2022.
Within the context of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), undertook a process of reflection on the future of agriculture, food systems and rural areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. It was a dialogue that involved a hundred experts from a score of nationalities, from academia, research centers, international organizations, other UN agencies, and the FAO itself.
Forest governance by indigenous and tribal peoples. An opportunity for climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean
The document summarizes the report that, based on a review of more than 250 studies, demonstrates the importance and urgency of climate action to protect the forests of the indigenous and tribal territories of Latin America as well as the indigenous and tribal peoples who protect them.
Stories and facts about this "land of opportunities" in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
More than 400 legislators work with FAO, the Spanish Cooperation and AMEXCID
No matter where you live , a world of peace,prosperity and a healthy planet for all people are aspirations that you would relate to. But how are they...
In Colombia, the coastal town of Buenaventura boasts one of the country’s busiest ports.