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Description: The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture and FAO established a collaboration in 2015 to promote capacity development, knowledge exchange and advocacy activities in the areas of poverty reduction, food security, climate change, and technologies targeting animal feed resources and sustainable agriculture production including water and nutrient management.
In partnership since: 2015
Country: United Arab Emirates
SDG: 2. Zero Hunger,6. Clean Water and Sanitation
Areas of Collaboration: Advocacy,Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Description: FAO and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture signed a cooperation agreement in 2018 to support the adaptation of tropical agriculture to climate change and develop resilience of rural communities in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. To achieve such objectives, the partners work in areas such as capacity development, information and knowledge exchanges, joint research, and the implementation of advocacy and South-South and triangular cooperation activities.
In partnership since: 2018
Country: Colombia
SDG: 2. Zero Hunger,6. Clean Water and Sanitation,15. Life on Land
Areas of Collaboration: Advocacy,Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Description: The collaboration between FAO and CIHEAM aims to develop a common strategic cooperation agenda to support agriculture, food, and sustainable rural development in the Mediterranean. To achieve this, FAO and CIHEAM organize and participate in regional and global policy consultation processes and awareness-raising events which highlight the important contributions of the Mediterranean perspectives and advance Mediterranean issues related to food security and nutrition. Further activities involve supporting field programme implementation, developing technical capacities, and generating and sharing expertise.
In partnership since: 2015
Country: France
SDG: 2. Zero Hunger,5. Gender Equality,6. Clean Water and Sanitation,12. Responsible Consumption and Production
Areas of Collaboration: Advocacy,Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Description: In long-standing partnership, FAO and IFPRI have signed multiple Memoranda of Understanding to foster policy dialogue, generate knowledge, develop capacities, and advocate to sustainably improve food security and eliminate malnutrition. The partnership facilitates the development of thematic expertise in the areas of value chain development, nutrition, food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture, urban food systems, climate change, water scarcity, and trade policy, among others.
In partnership since: 2008
Country: United States of America
SDG: 2. Zero Hunger,5. Gender Equality,6. Clean Water and Sanitation,12. Responsible Consumption and Production
Areas of Collaboration: Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Name of the institution: International Renewable Energy Agency
Description: FAO and the International Renewable Energy Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the usage of modern renewable energy in agricultural practices and food value chains, and to accelerate the deployment of bioenergy in a sustainable manner. 
In partnership since: 2021
Country: United Arab Emirates
SDG: 2. Zero Hunger,12. Responsible Consumption and Production,15. Life on Land
Areas of Collaboration: Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange