Program of Brazil-FAO International Cooperation
Este es el primer paso para un trabajo conjunto con los países de la región. Un total de 14 países participaron del diálogo sobre soluciones tecnológicas en el ciclo de intercambios.
Con apoyo del proyecto +Algodón Bolivia, las semillas fueron transferidas al INIAF, para su multiplicación y distribución a los pequeños productores algodoneros.
Con apoyo del proyecto +Algodón, las 127 asociadas de AMUCOMT diversifican sus actividades con el rescate de la fibra, abriendo nuevas oportunidades para emprender.

In the last two decades, Brazil has reached a level a development by countless successful public policies on FNS, eradication of hunger, the human right to adequate food, rural development and strengthening of family farming, which has made the country a reference. 

This was the cornerstone in which the Brazil-FAO International Cooperation Programme was built since 2008 to this date, with the aim of sharing experiences and knowledge from Brazil to other countries of the region.[See more]

Projects of the Program

Objective: consolidate and strengthen school feeding programs in LAC, especially with a view to changing dietary habits through food and nutrition education actions and the incorporation of fresh and healthy food into schools.

Objective: Contribute to improving the cotton sector in developing countries; focused on the identification, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the activities and sub-projects of South-South Cooperation, to be carried out in member or associated countries of Mercosur, subject to mutual agreement between the Brazilian government and the Brazilian Cotton Institute.

Objective: to generate an improvement in the governance of land tenure in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, through the adoption of innovative mechanisms in land administration systems.

Objective: To contribute to Food Security and Nutrition (SAN) and Overcoming Poverty of the most vulnerable populations of the partner countries, favouring the restoration of resilience conditions to disasters or threats to their food and nutritional security.

Objective: Improve the Food Systems of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in their sustainability, sensitivity to adequate nutrition and their efficiency by enhancing the governance and capacities of actors related to access and consumption of healthy foods.

Objective: Contribute to rural sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean, strengthening the capacities of the countries and civil society to develop participative public policies which support family farming.

Objective: Strengthening the process of institutionalization of school feeding programs and the related food security policies, through the use of regional and national mechanisms.

Objective: Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) and poverty alleviation of the most vulnerable populations in Latin America and the Caribbean, strengthening the national and sub-regional strategies.

Objective: Contribute to the sustainable, inclusive development of aquaculture in Latin America and the Caribbean, to achieve the objectives of food security and combat poverty in the countries of the region.

Objective: Contribute to strengthening agro-environmental public policies as a tool for reducing poverty and food insecurity in the countries of the region.

Objective: Contribute to increasing the food and nutrition security of rural communities in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras and Paraguay, through school feeding programs which are strengthened and articulated by means of food products from local and regional family farming.