Swisscontact/Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO)

Objective(s) of the engagement

This partnership aims to contribute to achieving food security for all and ensuring that people have regular access to enough high quality food to lead active, healthy lives. Together, FAO and SIPPO will promote sustainable food exports, create employment opportunities, secure livelihoods and improve incomes while ensuring sustainable management of natural resources. In addition, the partnership will promote sustainable fish and seafood trade through Development and Technical Programmes, norms and standard setting, knowledge management and dissemination, advocacy and communication and policy dialogue.

Thematic area of partnership
Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Near East and North Africa, Indonesia, Morocco, Tunisia
Engagement Mechanisms
Policy dialogue, Capacity development, Knowledge and research, Advocacy and communication
Progress to date
  • The organization of  joint training activities on market-based sustainability requirements involving government and industry participants is anticipated
  • Global seafood sustainability studies are planned to be elaborated jointly under the framework of the partnerships
  • Promotion of sustainable fish and seafood trade, through international forums and social responsibility dialogues are also being planned 

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