Program of Brazil-FAO International Cooperation
El proyecto +Algodón Colombia ejecutado por FAO, la Agencia Brasileña de Cooperación (ABC) y el Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural (MADR) entregó un dron al país.
La actividad fue promovida por la Red Latinoamericana de Mujeres Algodoneras y el proyecto regional +Algodón.
Promoted by the school feeding project of the Brazil-FAO Cooperation, the delegation participated in dialogues, field visits and concluded the course.
Activity in the country strengthened the capacities of managers and technicians of the school feeding policy in the Caribbean.

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.