Resource Partners
07 Aug 2020
Belgium is a key strategic partner for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), supporting the Organization’s mandate for both humanitarian and development activities. The country is generously funding innovative and critical areas in support of food security, economic growth, employment and income generation to foster resilient and sustainable development. The strategic alignment between Belgium’s and FAO’s priorities is strong, and is the foundation of the partnership.
Resource Partners
28 Jul 2020
The Resources, Partnerships, Impact – 2020 report elucidates who FAO is, what it has done, and how it has worked in collaboration with multiple stakeholders in 2019. Also, it highlights the way FAO has been adapting to changes in the development aid landscape, specifically by leveraging different kinds of funds and seeking innovative partnerships, in order to accelerate the attainment of the SDGs. The report takes a closer look at the challenges and strategies that guided FAO’s activities at the regional and global levels in 2019, while showcasing selected interventions that delivered critical results on the ground.
Private Sector
01 Jul 2020
The report complements the usual assessment of food security and nutrition with projections of what the world may look like in 2030, if trends of the last decade continue. Projections show that the world is not on track to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and, despite some progress, most indicators are also not on track to meet global nutrition targets. The food security and nutritional status of the most vulnerable population groups is likely to deteriorate further due to the health and socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
South-south Cooperation
16 Apr 2020
This report was developed under the United Nations Action Plan on South-South Climate Cooperation (2017-2021), which was launched in November 2017 in support of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Change Engagement Strategy. Under the leadership of the Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General and with support from Member States and the wider stakeholders, the Action Plan is the strategic framework that guides the operation and programming activities of UNOSSC on South-South cooperation on climate change. Valuable inputs regarding the activities of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in support of SSTC on sustainable bioeconomy were provided by the Office...
Resource Partners
27 Mar 2020
Since 1945, Canada and FAO have worked together towards finding solutions to many of the most pressing problems of our time, and tested new ways of delivering support to those most in need. Through total contributions of CAD 71 million1 (USD 53.5 million) between 2018 and 2019, Canada has enabled FAO to reach vulnerable populations in crisis-affected areas, while contributing to rural transformation through investments in agricultural productivity and livelihood opportunities.