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Success stories

09 December 2021
Coastal communities in the South West Indian Ocean countries rely heavily on the fisheries sector for their livelihoods, food security and nutritional health. But overfishing, harmful fishing practices and widespread destruction of marine habitats are threatening coastal fisheries across the...
09 December 2021
Strengthening the resilience of rural Sahel communities facing conflict, climate change and COVID-19 is the focus of a new joint Rome-based agency project. The six-year USD 180 million project is co-financed by IFAD (USD 109 million) and the GCF (USD...
09 December 2021
Paraguay’s formal supply chains – fruits, vegetables, milk and organic yerba mate for export, nutrition-rich grains and beans as inputs for processed foods – have excellent potential. Yet barriers prevent many of the country’s small-scale rural producers from entering these...
09 December 2021
Morocco’s production of fresh produce, including counter-season fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, berries, cucumbers and peppers, plus its proximity to Europe, are big draws. Morocco’s small citrus fruits, in particular, are export standouts. FAO and the EBRD are working with...
09 December 2021
The Republic of Tajikistan will need to produce an estimated 30 percent more food to feed its growing population sustainably by 2030. But the country grapples with degraded agricultural lands and low agricultural productivity, among other challenges. At the Government’s request,...
09 December 2021
In 2020, the Serbian Government approved food safety bylaws on food products of plant origin, in line with EU legislation, that include flexibility measures and derogations for traditional food products. This new legislation means that small-scale Serbian producers – and processors...
09 December 2021
A chance encounter with the head of a Georgian herb cooperative during an FAO/EBRD study tour gave Georgian greenhouse producer Keti Tomeishvili the idea to grow culinary herbs alongside her cucumbers. Thanks to high demand in neighbouring Russia for herbs...