South-South and Triangular Cooperation


06 Mar 2023
06 March 2023, Sierra Leone - A delegation of Vietnamese experts recently visited Sierra Leone from 15 to 25 February 2023, as part of a South-South Cooperation (SSC) project. The joint mission, organized within the framework of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation between FAO, Sierra Leone and Viet Nam, aimed at formulating a proposal for a cooperation program to address Sierra Leone's rice value chain needs. The Vietnamese delegation composed by Dr. Pham Ngoc Mau, Deputy Director General (DDG) of the International Cooperation Department of Viet Nam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), and Dr. Dao The Anh, Vice President of...
03 Mar 2023
3/03/2023, Riyadh - On the sidelines of the Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum (RIHF) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 20-21 February 2023, the Director of the FAO South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) division (PST), Mr Anping Ye, met with high level representatives to discuss new potential SSTC partnerships. During the forum, Mr Anping Ye and his delegation from FAO headquarters, presented the main highlights of FAO’s work in SSTC. Also present at the RIHF, was Mr Abdulhakim Elwaer, FAO Assistant Director - General and Regional Representative for the Near East and North Africa, who highlighted the important role of the Regional...
09 Feb 2023
09/02/2023 Luang Namtha Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through its Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), kicked off a two-week training course on animal quarantine management in Sing District, a border area between Lao People’s Democratic Republic and China. The training course aimed to accelerate safer cattle trade between the two countries and improve cattle export to China.
24 Jan 2023
24 January 2023, Cairo – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has met with the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD) to discuss a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening their efforts in promoting south-south and triangular cooperation (SSTC) to boost the transformation of agrifood systems, improve food security, and support the global efforts towards the 2030 Sustainable Agenda.
20 Jan 2023
20/01/2023 The Food Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Government of the People’s Republic of China have launched the third phase of the FAO-China-Uganda South-South Cooperation (SSC) project. It will benefit from funding worth USD 12.6 million aimed to support the development of the agriculture sector in Uganda. Almost USD 10 million were committed by Uganda and USD 3 million by China, which are held in Trust Funds in FAO. Uganda’s contribution is one of the most significant contributions by a Least Developed Country as a beneficiary nation, for a SSC...