South-South and Triangular Cooperation


03 Apr 2023
03/04/2023 The FAO Dryland team’s MEV-CAM initiative kicked off its expansion into Latin America with a four-day training course on process documentation methods, its first-ever workshop held virtually. Eleven participants from six Latin American countries with Monitoring & Evaluation, technical and communications backgrounds attended the training, gaining valuable insight into the use of innovative tools to approach process documentation, knowledge management, and a participatory way to complement monitoring and evaluation on the ground. Over the course of four sessions, trainees gained a solid background and overview of how to implement MEV-CAM’s methods, which put the participation of local communities at the forefront...
28 Mar 2023
28/03/2023 Rome/Accra - South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) lays the building blocks to facilitate knowledge creation, catalyze investments, create networks and match making.  As such, FAO via SSTC facilitates mutual learning, ensures that cooperating partners adhere to mutual commitments and that technology and knowledge are adaptable to local conditions environmentally friendly, economically sustainable and socially inclusive. These matters and other items were discussed at today’s virtual Capacity Development workshop on Resource Mobilization for South-South and Triangular Cooperation: “Leveraging partnerships and resource mobilization for south-south and triangular cooperation for reducing poverty and hunger, and promoting sustainable food systems”. The workshop aimed at improving the...
15 Mar 2023
Nairobi, 15 March 2023 - More than 30 participants joined the inception meeting for the project “Strengthening inter-regional cooperation for sustainable management of fall armyworm through South-South cooperation” in Nairobi on 15 March 2023. The meeting, conducted in hybrid mode, included members of National Task Forces under FAO’s Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control and technical partners from China, Ghana and Kenya. 
07 Mar 2023
07/03/2023 Doha - Least Developed Countries (LDCs) stand to benefit from strong partnerships with their Global South counterparts when it comes to making their agrifood systems more efficient, more inclusive, more sustainable and more resilient, the Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Maximo Torero, said today in Doha. "Strong global partnerships, including South-South and Triangular Cooperation, provide key support for agrifood systems transformation, and an open exchange of knowledge and expertise around this important topic," Torero said in an FAO address to a ministerial meeting on South-South Cooperation in the Qatari capital.
06 Mar 2023
Doha – On the sidelines of the 5th UN Conference on Least Developed Countries, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu met with the Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), Dima Al-Khatib (photo); the Director-General of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR), Ali Mchumo; the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Gerd Müller; and the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority (ISA), Michael W. Lodge. In the meeting with UNOSS, the Director-General reiterated his lifelong commitment to South-South Cooperation (SSC) and introduced FAO’s work on SSC. The Director of UNOSSC expressed her appreciation for FAO’s support...