South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Announcement – Phase III of the FAO-China SSC Programme

FAO welcomes the announcement by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, that his country will support the establishment of Phase III of the FAO-China South-South (SSC) Cooperation Programme with an additional $50 million in funding.

Phase III of the FAO-China SSC Programme covers six key thematic areas: enhancement of agricultural production, productivity and profitability; sustainable food systems, including value chains, supply chain management and international agricultural trade; tropical agriculture and dryland farming; building resilience to shocks and crises; emergency response; and, global governance and traditional agricultural areas

Phase III's overall goal is to assist developing countries in their efforts contributing to poverty alleviation, emergency response, resilience building, sustainable food systems, and the promotion of food security and nutrition for all by 2030.