Building capacity related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP MEAs 3)

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05 March 2024
During a handover event in Tanzania, from the Capacity Building Related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries - Phase III (ACP MEAs 3) programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) delivered modern equipment to 300 small-scale beekeepers across six districts. The beehives,...
04 March 2024
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) made significant progress in enhancing environmental sustainability in Zimbabwe.Over the last three years, under the ACP-MEAS 3 project, a European Union-funded initiative that seeks to strengthen environmental governance and implement Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs), Zimbabwe has made significant progress in...
04 March 2024
The ACP-MEAs 3 project brings hope to the farmers in Zimbabwe, who are facing the challenges of climate change head-on and are determined to adapt to these challenges using nature-based solutions.In a region where about 70 percent of the population depend on agriculture, the frequency of El Niño occurrences in...
26 February 2024
FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Security and Rural Development (MoA) in Saint Lucia celebrated the graduation from Farmer Field Schools (FFS) of thirty-two farmers. The FFSs were executed under the European Union (EU) funded Programme for Capacity Building Related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements in ACP Countries Phase...
13 December 2023
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, in conjunction with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and FAO's European Union-funded ACP-MEAs 3 Project, recently organized a workshop to revise and update the SADC Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans (SBSAP).The workshop, which took place from November 13...
12 December 2023
The ACP MEAs 3 Project Coordinator traveled to Saint Lucia to attend the Project Steering Committee and join the Regional and National Coordinators to visit their main partners. Taking advantage of this mission, an interview was conducted with these three great women to learn more about the current status of...
18 July 2023
Twenty-two officers are now equipped to help farmers adopt more ecosystem-friendly agricultural practicesCastries, Saint Lucia - Twenty-two agricultural extension officers from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines successfully completed a week-long training in the Farmer Field School (FFS) methodology...
11 July 2023
Castries, Saint Lucia Over 30 young students were taught the value and importance of preserving a local river for a better life The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) took decisive steps to guide children and young people of Saint Lucia towards a better environment and consequently...
29 June 2023
FAO, together with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and in the framework of the EU funded project ACP MEAs 3, organized a series of regional webinars to discuss priorities and actions following the Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD-COP15) and the...
16 May 2023
Trees are essential to the ecosystem. From their visible branches, trunks and leaves, to their complex root systems below ground. They safeguard air quality, provide oxygen, and conserve water. Beyond that, they nurture climate amelioration, soil preservation and help sustain this planet’s biodiversity. Everyone has the responsibility to conserve trees...
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