Latest news and updates from the partnership
FAO's support to the ILMAMUSI Community Forest Association in Kenya
The initiative aims at restoring degraded landscape and enhancing the socio-economic development of local communities.
Webinar on Open and Transparent Forest Data: Innovation and Technology for Climate Action | 11-Nov-2020 | Register here!
The webinar will highlight global and national efforts’ on forest monitoring that support the implementation of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement.
The female guardians of Venezuela’s Imataca Forest Reserve
The indigenous women spearheading an FAO-GEF forest conservation project.
Connecting forest health to climate action - An interview with Rocio Cóndor from the CBIT-Forest project
Can solid data inform good decisions when it comes to sustainable forest management? FAO is working with the GEF through the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency to help countries expand their data collection and analysis capabilities in support
Working together to grow, nourish, and sustain
This World Food Day, FAO is reaffirming its commitment to work together with the GEF towards solutions for our shared community: our member states and the communities they represent.
FAO and the Enhanced Transparency Framework: Addressing transparency in the agriculture and land use sectors
Register for this online learning event to better understand how FAO is building capacity towards enhanced transparency in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector
Protecting biodiversity in Chile amidst a pandemic
María Cristina protects endangered prehistoric trees because keeping ecosystems healthy keeps us healthy
Virtual launch of FAO's Green Cities Action Programme|18-Sept-2020|Register here!
The virtual event will launch the “FAO Green Cities Action Programme”, a new initiative focusing on small, intermediate and metropolitan cities that aims to improve people’s wellbeing through increased availability of and access to products and services p
Webinar on Forest Data and Transparency: ‘Zoom in’ on the Experience of the Democratic Republic of the Congo | 23-Sept-2020 | Register here!
23rd September, 2020: This international technical webinar aims to give a general overview of the ongoing work being done in the African region on forest monitoring and climate action; present the “Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency – Forest
Homegrown food. Homegrown heroes.
Nourishing families and communities through home gardens in Sri Lanka
Against the odds, meet a farmer who continues farming to support his family and build his community
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for a "brave, visionary and collaborative" response to COVID-19.
Sustaining the future of agriculture and securing food production of upland communities in Cambodia
FAO's Life and Nature project in Cambodia aims to improve adaptive capacity of rural communities to impacts of climate change and strengthen ecosystem services to support agriculture and to attain food security.
Supporting farmers through micro-watershed management approach in Northern Cambodia
The micro-watershed management approach promoted by the Life and Nature Project (LNP), funded by GEF, offered a practical approach to addressing climate change adaptation for both local authorities and farmers facing the daunting consequences of climate c
Strengthened climate-resilient small-scale farming in Cambodia’s Popok commune
FAO's Life and Nature project in the region is supporting the development and use of integrated micro-watershed management approach to improve rural livelihoods.
Communities counter climate change ensuring livelihoods with forest and landscape restoration
In the last few years, communities in Preah Vihear have been at high risk of losing this forest due to illegal logging and forest encroachment, with a high risk of severe water shortage. However, the situation has significantly improved.
From the countryside with love
Combating food insecurity in Peru with ancestral solidarity during the COVID-19 crisis
How cows brought peace and prosperity to two Ecuadorian farms
The Climate-Smart Livestock project is helping families across seven Ecuadorian provinces mitigate the effects of climate change by smart livestock practices.
After Tropical Cyclone Harold, community agroforestry helps rebuild livelihoods
With tree nurseries, seed distributions, and agroforestry trainings, the Integrated Sustainable Land and Coastal Management project is helping communities build back better after disaster.
Zoom in on Costa Rica’s experience in forest data and transparency
On 21 July 2020, join an online session examining SIMOCUTE, Costa Rica's national system for monitoring land cover, land use and ecosystems.
Open and Transparent: Forest data setting the course for green future under the Paris Agreement
Join our webinar to learn more about the importance of the Enhanced Transparency Framework of the Paris Agreement and how the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) can support its implementation.