Mesoamerica Hunger Free AMEXCID-FAO

Mesoamerica Hunger Free Journalists Network

The Mesoamerica Hunger Free Journalists Network is a group of journalists and communication specialists committed to communicating about those actions directed to eradicating hunger and rural poverty. The objective of the Network is to promote spaces of dialogue, encourage the exchange of experiences and strengthen capacities of its members on food and nutritional security.

"Mesoamerica Hunger Free AMEXCID-FAO" programme in five key messages

South-South Triangular Cooperation AMEXCID-FAO

South-south triangular cooperation is the mutual sharing and exchange of key development solutions (knowledge, experiences, good practices, policies, technology and resources) between countries in the global south and involving a third party.

"Mesoamerica Hunger Free AMEXCID-FAO" programme is a south-south triangular cooperation initiative arising from a collaboration agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Mexico, through the Mexican Agency of International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID).

9 countries

Besides Mexico, other nine Mesoamerican countries participate in the Programme: Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic. 

Strengthening policies and institutional frameworks for food security and nutrition and family farming

"Mesoamerica Hunger Free AMEXCID-FAO" focuses on the design, validation and implementation of public policy instruments that allow:
1. achieving food and nutritional security; and
2. providing differentiated attention to family farming,

in order to contribute to eradicating hunger and rural poverty, as well as promoting social welfare and creating opportunities especially for the most vulnerable territories.

Contributing to the 2030 Agenda

The Programme contributes to United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, especially to goals 1 (No Poverty) and 2 (Zero Hunger).

8 technical action lines and two with a transversal scope

This work is structured into eight action lines, two of which have a transversal scope, answering to the specific needs and demands of each country.

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