Latest news and updates from the partnership
Chile protegerá territorios con importante patrimonio agrícola mundial
Las Macrozonas Alto Andino y Cordillera Pehuenche serán reconocidas por su biodiversidad y conocimiento tradicional sobre el manejo de sistemas agroalimentarios.
State-of-the art oceanic research ship will support LME conservation and management
One of the world's most advanced marine research vessels, the Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, 3rd ship to bear that name during FAO and Norway’s ongoing 40-year partnership, set sail in 2017!
Using indigenous knowledge to reverse land degradation in Angola
FAO supports land rehabilitation in Angola’s indigenous and pastoral communities.
Changing climate, changing life
Laxmi is one of about 3,000 farmers who are learning new ways of cultivating crops and caring for livestock that can offset some of the impacts of climate change.
20 years of FAO and the GEF – Synergies between our priorities
As the Global Environment Facility (GEF) marks its 25th anniversary, FAO celebrates more than 20 years of partnering with it on country-driven investments in the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment. The synergies between GEF and FAO pri
Publication de la boîte à outils « Développement et mise en œuvre de la gestion durable de la chasse villageoise en Afrique centrale »
26 Septembre 2017, Libreville – La boîte à outils « Développement et mise en œuvre de la gestion durable de la chasse villageoise en Afrique centrale », éditée par la FAO, le CIRAD, le CIFOR et l'UICN, partage, à travers les deux guides qui la compose, l'
BIG 2050, the Brazilian initiative that gets society involved in ecosystem conservation
The BIG 2050 initiative has officially been launched in Ilha Grande, Brazil, establishing a self-sustaining mechanism for detecting environmental issues and providing support to counteract said problems.
Increased shrimp capture in Bycatch Reduction Devices after scientific experiments in a REBYC II – LAC pilot site
The Environmental Protected Area of Anhatomirim (EPAA) is a multi-stakeholder MPA (similar to IUCN Protected Area Category VI) located in the State of Santa Catarina, South-Southeast Brazilian coast and is one of the REBYC II – LAC pilot sites. Small-scal
FAO support to Fishery sector in Myanmar
GEF-FishAdapt Project on “Strengthening the adaptive capacity and resilience of fisheries and aquaculture-dependent livelihoods in Myanmar"
Les Champs Ecoles Paysans, lieu d’apprentissage des alternatives aux pesticides chimiques dans le bassin cotonnier au nord du Bénin
Eliminer les pesticides chimiques obsolètes, un projet novateur!
Partnership makes strides in promoting sustainable land management in Africa
Multi-year effort offers valuable lessons in how to halt land degradation and desertification.
Strengthening individual and institutional capacities to adapt to climate change in Lao PDR
The GEF funded project, being executed by FAO is working towards helping wetland users adapt to climate change, by changing their practices in order to manage the wetlands more sustainably.
Global recognition for traditional farming systems in China, Iran and South Korea
FAO urges further protection of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems for sustainability, food security, livelihoods and culture.
New tools and farmer training could revolutionize pesticide management in West Africa
Studies reveal extent of risks from pesticides in the region; show that field schools can dramatically cut their use.
Push to enhance management and conservation in tuna fisheries on the high seas
GEF-funded, FAO project forms part of global effort to improve fisheries management in the common oceans.
Funding for FAO programmes up 28 percent
Some $538 million was mobilized to support FAO programmes during the first eight months of 2012, representing a 28 percent increase on the same period last year, FAO announced today.
Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition Food Security
A project aimed at using research and education to tackle growing global concerns over the negative health implications of poor nutrition and also improve food security.
Ecotourism can play vital role in maintaining healthy forests
Rural communities can maximize the benefits of sustainable ecotourism.
FAO and Governments of Samoa, Niue, Vanuatu and Fiji Launch GEF-PAS Project to improve Forestry and Protected Areas Management
A project to strengthen the management of Forestry and Protected Areas in the 4 countries.
Fewer pesticides and higher yields and incomes
Integrated Production and Pest Management Programme in West Africa makes important progress.