Technical Cooperation Programme

The Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) was created to enable FAO to make its know-how and technical expertise available to member countries upon request. TCP projects are subject to approval criteria that ensure relevance and sustainability of the assistance provided, while catalyzing results towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

TCP Results since 2018

An updated monthly record of individual results from TCP Projects. For information on how the results are collected see TCP Results & Indicators 

1 615

Projects Completed (USD 323 Million)

4.5 Billion USD

Resources Mobilized

736 665

Beneficiary Households

1 579 985

Non-Government Staff Trained

126 519

Government Staff Trained

3 436

Outreach Products Created

5 726

Technical Products Delivered

5 356

Technical Facilities Upgraded

In focus

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are a group of low-lying island nations that are home to approximately 65 million people. Climate change, natural disasters and the distance from global markets make these nations particularly vulnerable.

TCP and Fall Armyworm

Fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, is a dangerous transboundary insect with a high potential to spread Fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, is a dangerous transboundary insect with a high potential to spread rapidly due to its natural distribution capacity and opportunities presented by international trade.

TCP and Covid 19

FAO's comprehensive and holistic COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme is designed to proactively and sustainably address the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic. In line with the UN approach to “build back better,” and in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals...(more)

TCP and Emergencies

Emergency TCP projects support both anticipatory action and immediate responses to disasters and early rehabilitation measures through the timely delivery of essential agricultural inputs, services and training...(more)

Examples of completed projects

L’élevage santoméen est principalement un élevage de basse-cour qui ne couvre actuellement qu’environ la moitié de la demande locale en produits animaux...


The effective management of natural resources, and forest ecosystems and resources specifically, is considered crucial for the Government of South Sudan. It can help to safeguard rural livelihoods and foster sustainable development...


Nepal is highly vulnerable to climate change, hydrometeorological hazards and extreme events such as storms, floods, landslides and debris flow, and soil erosion...


En la Costa Caribe, el 30 por ciento de la fuerza laboral depende de la agricultura y aproximadamente el 42 por ciento de la pesca para su sustento. La actividad de extracción de recursos naturales sujeta a explotación en las lagunas y en el mar, es el principal eje económico del territorio.


Climate change has intensified over the past 80 years in Mongolia, with the average air temperature increasing by 2 25 degrees Celsius, which is twice the global average ...