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 ...
Civil Society Consultation Session prior to FAO’s 38 Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LARC38)
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.
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.
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
Discover the systems in Latin America globally recognized as agricultural heritage.
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...
Colombia’s sea women net a better deal
Local communities rely to a great extent on fisheries and aquaculture to make a living, and women make up a large part of the workforce. These women fish sellers – known as the Platoneras - work informally and earn low wages.
Like more than half of the world’s population, they are not covered under any social protection scheme, making them particularly vulnerable to adverse shocks such as illness, injury, and the eventual onset of old age. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, and its partners including the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, NORAD, are supporting the Platoneras to strengthen their livelihoods and improve their access to social protection schemes - all the while boosting the community's food security.