Latest news and updates from the partnership
Laguna del Laja in Central Chile monitors South Andean deer (Spanish)
As part of the work that the Endangered Species Conservation Initiative has been developing in relation to the last population of the Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus ) in Central Chile, the project team carried out the installation of the cameras.
Myanmar: Farmers are using climate-smart agriculture techniques for sustainable agriculture
A Farmer Field School (FFS) programme is being implemented in 20 villages of Labutta township including Loke Taung village to promote CSA techniques on rice and green gram cultivation.
How making cookies changed one Iranian woman’s life
GEF-funded project in Iran helped Fatemeh discover her potential for business.
Overfishing of the world’s major tuna stocks going down, bycatch and pollution reduced and 18 new areas protecting vulnerable marine ecosystems established
GEF-FAO fishery project makes remarkable progress in protecting international waters’ biodiversity
Four major achievements in helping protect our oceans
Celebrating encouraging results from the FAO-GEF Common Oceans ABNJ Program
Why is Côte d’Ivoire losing its mangroves to fishing?
FAO and partners work to restore mangroves through the global Coastal Fisheries Initiative
Small Chilean producers meet at the First SIPAN National Meeting (Spanish)
A total of 100 agricultural producers representing the communes belonging to the SIPAN Network in the Alto Andina and Cordillera Pehuenche Macrozones attended the First National Meeting of the SIPAN Network, "Promoting Our Agricultural Heritage", co-organ
Tackling climate change needs powerful force of rural women
FAO's Life and Nature project is empowering women by improving female farmer’s decision-making and enhancing the equal participation, representation, and rights of women.
The 57th GEF Council and the 27th LDCF Council approve a total of USD 75 million to support FAO-led projects
The 57th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council and the 27th Least Development Countries Fund (LDCF) Council have approved a funding of USD 61.5 million and USD 13.6 million respectively to support FAO’s work.
Helping countries better monitor and report on forest and land-use under the Paris Climate Agreement
FAO and GEF team up in new project to make forest data more transparent, accessible and available
Global Environment Facility approves $179 million to support FAO-led projects
New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems
FAO launches the first-ever global report on the state of biodiversity that underpins our food system
Based on information provided by 91 countries and 27 international organizations, analysis of global literature and datasets, and contributions from over 175 authors and reviewers, The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture assesses bi
Taking Stock of Pacific Sharks
The Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project completes a five-year programme of high seas shark assessments
Electronic monitoring of fishing activities in Ghana: completing a success story
Accra, Ghana, 23rd January 2019. The Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project's electronic monitoring pilot in Ghana has come to an end.
Promoting Climate-Smart Agriculture techniques and practices to the agricultural community in Myanmar
Funded by GEF, FAO is implementing a five-year project on “Sustainable cropland and forest management in priority agro-ecosystems of Myanmar” aiming to build the capacity of farming and forestry stakeholders to mitigate climate change and improve land co
Climate Change adaptation: standing for bottom-up
12–15 December 2018, Siem Reap, Cambodia: Forum to accelerate efforts to wipe out root causes of climate change impact upon the livelihoods of Cambodia’s rural poor.
Can forests save our water?
Under FAO's Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded "Life and Nature" project, a joint force of national and sub-national government officials, local authorities, watershed management committees, community members, forestry officers, monks, rangers, teac
Looking ahead to strengthen governance in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)
Rome, Italy, 5-7 December 2018. Five years from the start of the Common Oceans ABNJ Program, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), some of the partners, donors and beneficiaries gat
Trabajo conjunto en degradación y manejo sostenible de suelos
Productores ganaderos serán parte de la elaboración de un protocolo que permitirá evaluar la degradación de pastizales en Uruguay y tomar decisiones que promuevan el manejo sostenible de este recurso clave.
Blue Growth blog: Coastal fisheries on the agenda in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Forty participants from countries spanning three continents, international organizations and non-governmental organizations met last week in Guayaquil to launch the GEF Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) at a Global Inception Meeting for the GEF-financed