Resource Partners
13 Jun 2018
With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, FAO’s mandate has been reinforced and scaled up to a depth and scope that calls for a greater commitment in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Much still needs to be done in order to mobilize sufficient resources and support to meet the global necessities related to the eradication of hunger, malnutrition and poverty globally. Deepening our engagement with resource partners and fostering new alliances with like-minded players is essential for generating real and far-reaching impact on the ground. This report provides a brief overview of Japan’s strong...
Resource Partners
28 Nov 2017
On Tuesday, 28 November 2017, FAO held a Resource Partners consultative meeting on three fast-spreading animal and plant pests and diseases: Fall armyworm (FAW), Peste des petits ruminants (PPR – also known as sheep and goat plague), and banana fusarium wilt (FW) disease. The meeting assessed the impact of the rapid spread of the diseases, indicating efficient and sustainable means to prevent, manage and, in the case of PPR, eradicate them. Representatives from more than 30 countries and partner organizations called for the intensification of synergies to stand together and combat these global threats through resource mobilization, greater attention and support. ...
Resource Partners
21 Jul 2017
The 2016 Annual Report presents results achieved by projects supported by the FAO Multipartner Programme Support Mechanism (FMM) in 2016. The FMM is an innovative funding mechanism for partners willing to contribute to FAO’s work through unearmarked or lightly earmarked funds. The FMM directly supports FAO’s Strategic Framework (2010-2019) and the realization of the organization’s Programme of Work and budget, and focus on results. In 2016, the FMM supported 17 projects implemented in 42 countries. They delivered substantial results geared towards the achievements of the SDGs and FAO’s Strategic Objectives. In addition, beyond their...
Resource Partners
20 Jul 2017
The Multipartner Programme Support Mechanism (FMM) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is an innovative fund for partners willing to contribute to FAO’s work through unearmarked or slightly earmarked funds. The funds are used strategically to support progress towards a world without hunger or poverty, and where natural resources are used sustainably.
South-south Cooperation
14 Mar 2017
BRICS countries (Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa) have taken the lead in recent global policy dialogues on economic, social and environmental issues. They are home to 3.1 billion people, representing 42 percent of the world’s population. Combined, BRICS have achieved the Millennium Development Goal of halving the prevalence of undernourishment by 2015. Building on their experience in reducing hunger, BRICS countries have also been instrumental in initiating mechanisms of South-South cooperation by supporting and promoting the establishment of nutrition-sensitive social protection systems in other developing countries.