FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

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2024

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2024

18/03/2024 - 21/03/2024

FAO Regional Conferences are an official forum where Ministers of Agriculture and high-level officials of Member Nations from the same geographic Region meet to discuss challenges and priority matters related to food and agriculture to ensure promotion of regional coherence on global policies and political issues.

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2024

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2024

Hybrid Event, 28/02/2024 - 29/02/2024

Prior to 38 FAO Regional Conference, FAO will organize a consultation with the civil society (on February 28th and 29th, 2024 in Santiago, Chile). This space is intended to foster an exchange of ideas between the participants and is an opportunity for the sector to share its perspectives and potential contributions in FAOs thematic areas.

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2024

Virtual Event, 22/02/2024

The 38 FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LARC38) is the main governing body of the Organization at the regional level, where the 33 FAO Member States in Latin America and the Caribbean meet to establish regional priorities of the Organization for the next biennium. At the event, state ministers and high-level officials discuss the challenges and priorities related to ...

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2024

Hybrid Event, 20/02/2024

Within the framework of its 38 regional conference, FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean will conduct consultations (one online consultation and three sectorial consultations (of a hybrid nature) with non-state actors (NSAs): the Civil Society, Private Sector, and Scientific and Academic sector. These instances are expected to gather relevant information for the regional conf...

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2024

Hybrid Event, 20/02/2024

The FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean and the FAO Liaison Office to the European Union and Belgium are co-organizing an event to discuss challenges and opportunities in the EU-LAC partnership for food security and nutrition, in view of new pressing global challenges and considering the new proposed actions by the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Foo...

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2024

Virtual Event, 15/02/2024

The 38 FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LARC38) is the main governing body of the Organization at the regional level, where the 33 FAO Member Nations in Latin America and the Caribbean meet to establish the Organization's regional priorities for the next biennium. At the Conference, ministers of States and high-level officials discuss the challenges and priorities...

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2024

Hybrid Event, 07/02/2024

On Wednesday, February 7, at 11:00 AM in Georgetown, Guyana, the Guyana government, and FAO will launch the 38 Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean.

In the event will participate the Minister of Agriculture of Guyana, Zulfikar Mustapha, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana, Hugh Todd, the Assistant Director General and Regional Representative of FAO, Mario Lubet...

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2024

Hybrid Event, 06/02/2024

Within the framework of its 38 regional conference, FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean will conduct consultations (one online consultation and three sectorial consultations (of a hybrid nature) with non-state actors (NSAs): the Civil Society, Private Sector, and Scientific and Academic sector. These instances are expected to gather relevant information for the regional conf...

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2024

Virtual Event, 01/02/2024

According to the report "Latin America and the Caribbean-Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2023: Statistics and trends", 26.9 million people in the Caribbean experienced moderate or severe food insecurity in 2022. From this, 12.5 million people were affected by severe food insecurity, equivalent to 28.2 percent of this sub-region population, a percentage far above the regional (1...

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2024

Virtual Event, 31/01/2024

A Biodiversity–Climate–Food Nexus approach simultaneously considers biodiversity, climate and food security and nutrition objectives in solution planning, aiming to achieve a triple-win outcome. The webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges of leveraging this approach to access finance and scale-up integrated action, including through the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Global Envi...

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2023

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...

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2023

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.

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2023

Virtual Event, 28/11/2023

Connectivity and the use of digital tools are key drivers for the transformation of the rural world. They improve social and economic inclusion (especially for women and youth), efficiency and reduce environmental impacts.

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2023

Hybrid Event, 22/11/2023

The increase and intensification of animal production have led to significant changes in the way animals are raised and managed. While these changes have made it possible to meet the growing demand for animal products, they have also presented challenges

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2023

Hybrid Event, 16/11/2023

While there is no internationally agreed definition, “food fraud” is commonly described as the situation that consumers are deceived about the quality and/or content of the food they purchase / consume. Food fraud is mostly motivated by an undue

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2023

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2023

Hybrid Event, 09/11/2023 - 10/11/2023

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 indicates that in Latin America and the Caribbean the prevalence of undernourishment has slightly decreased, while globally and in other regions there is a concerning increasing trend.

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2023

Hybrid Event, 26/10/2023

Latin America and the Caribbean, like other regions of the world, faces the problem of major forest fires every year. This complex phenomenon endangers the lives of people and social environments (rural populations, urban- rural..

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2023

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2023

Hybrid Event, 23/10/2023 - 27/10/2023

Organized by the government of Panama in Panama City, the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2023 will take place from 23 to 27 October 2023. The event seeks to facilitate and accelerate the region's response to the climate crisis. The Food and Ag

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2023

Hybrid Event, 10/10/2023

According to the latest FAO report, women play a crucial role in agricultural and non-agricultural activities, which emerge as agrifood systems develop and economies change. There, women work as farmers, retailers, salaried workers, entrepreneurs, among o

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2023

Hybrid Event, 05/10/2023

FAO recognizes that CSOs play a key role in the fight against hunger, given their technical expertise, their proximity to and representation of malnourished and disadvantaged people, and their growing presence in rural areas. FAO draws on their knowledge