Movilización de recursos


24 Jan 2017
FAO today hosted a high-level delegation from Japan in a bid to bolster both sides of a strong relationship between the UN agency responsible for fighting hunger and its second-largest donor. Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries sent a number of senior officials to the meeting, one of a series aimed at crafting a strategic plan for further advancing the key partnership. The broader Japanese delegation underscored the increasingly geopolitical nature of assuring food security and putting agriculture on a sustainable and responsible footing in an era of globalization and border-hopping challenges such as...
23 Jan 2017
Canadatoday announced it will contribute an additional $1 million to international bodies that develop the standards for food safety and plant protection. Lawrence MacAulay, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, told FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva of the decision while both leaders were in Berlin attending high-level meetings including Sunday's meeting of agriculture ministers from the G20 countries.
08 Dec 2016
Cancun, Mexico - More than 190 countries at a major United Nations conference in Mexico have pledged to step up efforts to integrate biodiversity into the policies of their agriculture, forests and fisheries sectors. On 3 December, countries adopted the Cancun Declaration, named after the Mexican city where the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known as 'COP13,' is being held. The Declaration represents an unprecedented recognition from the international community that biodiversity protection must involve different governmental and economic sectors and not just environment ministries. At the closure of the COP13 High Level...
29 Nov 2016
Budapest, Hungary – The Director-General met today with Hungarian Minister for Agriculture Sandor Fazekas, on the margins of the Regional Symposium on Agroecology for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in Europe and Central Asia.
18 Nov 2016
La semana pasada, la FAO y el Fondo Verde para el Clima firmaron un Acuerdo Marco de Preparación con miras a posibilitar que los países en desarrollo se asocien con la FAO para llevar a cabo actividades para mejorar su acceso al Fondo Verde para el Clima. El Acuerdo fue firmado durante la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP22) de Marrakech, que tuvo lugar del 7 al 18 de noviembre de 2016, por la Sra. Maria Helena Semedo, Directora General Adjunta de la FAO, el Sr. Javier Manzanares, Director Ejecutivo Interino...
10 Nov 2016
En 2015 se lograron resultados significativos a través de los proyectos sufragados por el Mecanismo de apoyo a programas multiasociados de la FAO (en adelante “el Mecanismo”), tal como se resalta en el Informe anual de dicho Mecanismo que ya está disponible. El Mecanismo es un sistema de financiación para los asociados que desean contribuir con fondos no condicionados o ligeramente condicionados. Creado en 2010, el Mecanismo recibe actualmente el apoyo del Reino de Bélgica, los Países Bajos y Suecia.  El Mecanismo ha sido concebido como herramienta de apoyo al Marco estratégico de la FAO.  Según Alexander Jones, Director interino de la División...
28 Oct 2016
The Republic of the Sudan has donated $150,000 to support the work of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), a unique international coordinating body for policy issues related to food and nutrition, hosted by FAO. The funds will help CFS strengthen the governance of food security and nutrition in countries of the global South. Following a call for assistance from FAO, a donation agreement was signed between Sudan and the UN Agency, which will administer the contributions through its multi-donor trust fund. The project will be completed by the end of 2017. "CFS needs long term investment by all...
20 Oct 2016
La FAO y la Nueva Alianza para el Desarrollo de África (NEPAD) se han unido para fomentar las oportunidades de empleo y de negocio para los jóvenes de las zonas rurales de Benín, Camerún, Malawi y Níger con un fondo de 4 millones de dólares EEUU aportados por el Fondo Fiduciario de Solidaridad para África.
06 Oct 2016
FAO and the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM) will work together in a new partnership to improve the state of natural resources in the wetlands of Africa's Sahel region, in particular the sustainable management of migratory water birds which are crucial for food security for the local populations. The agreement signed today between FAO and FFEM, which co-funds one third of the 5 million euros project, is specifically targeting the four main wetland areas in the Sahel region which are distributed between Chad, Egypt, Mali, Senegal and Sudan. The "Strengthening expertise in Sub -Saharan Africa on birds and their rational use...
07 Sep 2016
7 September 2016, Rome - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and FAO have signed a $15 million agreement aimed at boosting the capacity of developing countries to track key agricultural data -information that is essential to good policymaking and that will help track progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).