Movilización de recursos

Noticias

01 Sep 2017
El pasado mes de julio, la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Industrial (ONUDI) y la FAO firmaron un acuerdo interinstitucional en el marco de un Proyecto entre la ONUDI y el Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (FMAM) con el fin de ejecutar el Programa Estratégico de Acción en apoyo de la gestión sostenible del gran ecosistema marino del Golfo de México. En este contexto, la ONUDI, en su calidad de organismo ejecutor y contribuyente, encomendó a la FAO la tarea de brindar asistencia técnica al Instituto Nacional de Pesca de México (INAPESCA) con miras a ejecutar...
24 Aug 2017
FAO and UNICEF are strengthening their partnership to promote the expansion of social protection as one pathway out of poverty. A new joint study refutes some of the misperceptions and criticisms around cash transfers in the context of sub-Saharan Africa, the region currently home for three quarters of world’s extreme-poor. These myths include: “cash is wasted on alcohol and tobacco”, “transfers are just hand-outs”, “cash creates dependency”, “transfers lead to negative economic...
17 Aug 2017
A new FAO project targets Syrian refugees and host communities in Turkey, for development of vocational skills in the agriculture sector. The aim is to provide employment opportunities for some 900 people in five provinces of Southern Turkey: Adana, Gaziantep, Isparta, Mersin and Sanliurfa. With a budget of US$ 1.7 million, the project is financed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), with Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock as lead executing partner and FAO as implementing agency.
10 Aug 2017
The Government of Libya has signed a USD 3.5 million agreement with FAO to strengthen its technical and functional national capacities in agriculture. The project aims to build capacities and to ensure more efficient and effective governmental agricultural support services to achieve greater synergies and impacts. After hydrocarbons, agriculture is the second most important sector in Libya’s economy. However, the socio-economic and environmental settings in which the agricultural sector operates present a number of challenges, such as low productivity and climate conditions, characterized by little and fluctuating rainfall, limited water resources and poor irrigation systems. “Libya has recognized the fundamental role of...
09 Aug 2017
A range of problems in the agriculture sector in South Western border districts of Balochistan will be addressed simultaneously capturing some specific opportunities in the agriculture sector through the Australia Balochistan Agri-business Programme-Phase Two (AusABBA II) .
25 Jul 2017
Events in Ankara today and tomorrow kick off the second phase of a successful partnership between Turkey and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). High-level participation from numerous countries reflects the partnership’s international significance.
11 Jul 2017
El Gobierno de Mozambique, el Banco Mundial y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura y la (FAO) han presentado un nuevo proyecto que fortalecerá la gestión forestal sostenible y contribuirá a que Mozambique alcance el Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 15 sobre los bosques. La iniciativa -de 6 millones de dólares EEUU- forma parte del Proyecto de Inversión Forestal de Mozambique financiado por el Banco Mundial con 47 millones de dólares EEUU. El proyecto tiene como objetivo frenar el rápido ritmo de deforestación y apoyar las inversiones en el sector forestal, mientras se crean nuevas oportunidades...
04 Jul 2017
FAO and Germany celebrated 15 years of successful collaboration today, hailing the more than $129 million (EUR115 million) in special funds channeled to food security, right-to-food initiatives and nutrition programmes around the world through the government's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and FAO's Bilateral Trust Fund (BTF).
23 Jun 2017
En ocasión de la Cumbre de Solidaridad con los Refugiados (Kampala, 22-23 de junio de 2017), Uganda, con el apoyo de las Naciones Unidas, reunió a los Jefes de Estado y los representantes de organizaciones nacionales, regionales e internacionales, para brindar apoyo al Gobierno y su población y mostrarles su solidaridad en sus esfuerzos en proteger y prestar asistencia a los refugiados.  Presentado por Su Excelencia Yoweri Museveni, Presidente de Uganda, y el Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas, Antonio Guterres, el objetivo principal de este acto era movilizar el apoyo internacional para los refugiados y las comunidades de...
22 Jun 2017
The annual consultation meeting between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and FAO took place on Wednesday, 21 May, at FAO Headquarters in Rome. FAO highlighted the valuable support provided by Sida and other Swedish partners to the FAO Programme of Work, particularly to the core funding, humanitarian programmes, and country-level programmes.  FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department presented the results of the Ocean Conference (5-9 June, 2017, New York), and FAO’s role in enhancing SDG 14 (“Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”). FAO acknowledged and expressed appreciation...