South-South and Triangular Cooperation


04 Jan 2023
The "Making Every Voice Count for Adaptive Management" (MEV-CAM) Initiative alters the way South-South knowledge management is approached by using local and indigenous knowledge to restore degraded drylands with more sustainable practices. By empowering communities and stakeholders to demonstrate their skills, express their challenges, and share successes, the most significant impact can be visualized from the process of change itself.
19 Dec 2022
It has been a busy year for the Making Every Voice Count for Adaptive Management initiative: the last 12 months have seen the initiative expand its participatory approach to process documentation and development across 18 countries. As we begin to look towards 2023, MEV-CAM held a Forestry Technical Network webinar to reflect on the year’s progress, identify the best practices applied MEV-CAM countries and highlight the tools used to contribute to their impact at scale.
16 Dec 2022
12-16 December 2022, Virtual - Government officials from two African countries, Tanzania and Côte d'Ivoire, and an Asian country, the Philippines, participated in a week-long international training session on formulating sustainable Agricultural Mechanization Strategies (AMS) and Mechanization Hire Services, relevant to rice value chains, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) under the “Capacity Development and Experience sharing for Rice Value Chains through South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)” project, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Republic of Korea (MAFRA). Agricultural mechanization generally refers to the application of tools, powered equipment and machinery...
05 Dec 2022
The UNFCCC 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27), held in Sharm el-Sheik in November, was a source of great pride for FAO’s WeCaN team, as we saw so many of our members getting the chance to represent civil society and make their voices heard on the international stage. Now that the event is over and we’ve all had a chance to get our bearings, we wanted to bring our representatives together to discuss: what was achieved? And what challenges do we need to push  our agenda?  That was exactly the aim of FAO’s Forestry Technical Network (FTN) webinar held on 1st...
05 Dec 2022
5 December 2022, Dublin - A 27-member delegation from six African countries (Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) spent five days in Ireland learning about Irish agribusiness incubation and entrepreneurial systems.  Dr Janet Edeme, Head of Division for Rural Development at the African Union Commission, led the delegation from Africa, with Prof. Alex Ariho, CEO of the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN), representing the network of African incubators and accelerators.