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fao + china
30 jun 2019
as a country with a population of over 1.3 billion people, china has always attached great importance to food and agricultural development. after resuming its membership of fao in 1973, the country has been maintaining a close cooperation with the organization.
legal briefs for parliamentarians in africa
04 jun 2019
countries in africa have made renewed commitments to end hunger, such as in the malabo declaration of 2014, the sdgs of 2016 and other international and regional declarations. if these are supported by effective legislation, including constitutional protection, the future economic, social and cultural benefit to the continent is evident. this series of legal briefs, designed for parliamentarians in africa, addresses topics such as the right to adequate food, legislating for food and nutrition in schools, governance of tenure, responsible investment in agriculture and food systems, improving nutrition and eradicating rural poverty.
fao + france
03 jun 2019
since the creation of the food and agriculture organization of the united nations (fao), france has been an active and generous partner, working closely with the organization in support of shared food security and agricultural development goals. france’s support is characterized on the one hand by its financial contributions and the secondment of high-level french technical experts, and on the other by its efforts to strengthen the place of agriculture and food issues amongst the priorities of the international community, as well as create inclusive global governance that promotes the participation of all relevant actors at the global, regional and...
fao + united kingdom
01 may 2019
deepening our engagement with resource partners and fostering new alliances with like-minded players is essential for generating real and far-reaching impact on the ground, especially in the context of the sustainable development goals. in order to highlight fao’s relevance and results achieved through the continued support of key resource partners, tcr is preparing targeted donor-specific marketing materials for resource mobilization purposes.
fao + republic of korea
01 may 2019
the republic of korea is a growing donor, having steadily increased its official development assistance in recent years. agriculture remains a top priority sector for development cooperation, as seen in the country’s 2018 international development cooperation plan. the sector’s specific focus on improving the self-reliance of rural areas very much mirrors some of the key values embedded in fao’s strategic framework.