Food Security and the Achievement of SDGs in Africa through South-South Cooperation

On the sidelines of the World Sustainable Development Summit, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized a High-level […]

FAO, IFAD and WFP highlight the commitment of leaving no one behind in achieving SDG2

Rome – The UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), namely, FAO, IFAD and WFP, observed the UN Day for South-South Cooperation with an event hosted at WFP which highlighted the importance of “leaving no one behind” in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The […]

Side Events Organized by the United Nations Rome-based Agencies at BAPA+40

The United Nations Rome-Based Agencies (RBAs which are The Food and Agriculture Organization – FAO, International Fund for Agriculture Development – IFAD and World Food Programme – WFP) are jointly organizing two side events.   We warmly welcome you to […]

Participation of Rome-based agencies in the Global South-South Development Expo 2018

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) 2018, a United Nations system-wide global event organized by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, will take place from 28 – 30 November 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York. This year’s […]

ILO hosts informal meeting of Geneva based agencies in preparation of BAPA+40

Hosted by the ILO on the 1 November, the meeting is co-convened by ILO, UNCTAD, and the South Centre, with the participation of UNOSSC, Geneva-based agencies (i.e. Unitaid, WIPO, UNECE, UNEP, UNITAR, IOM, WHO, ITC, ITU, UPU, SUN, UNDP) and […]

Global Thinkers Dialogue: China’s South-South Cooperation in Agriculture

A Global Thinkers Dialogue on China’s South-South Cooperation in Agriculture will be co-hosted by UNOSSC and UNDP, in partnership with China Institute for South-South Cooperation in Agriculture (CISSCA) on Friday, 14 September 10:00-11:30 in Conference Room 5 of UN Headquarters. […]

Youth Leadership Program in Belt and Road / South-South Agricultural Cooperation Launched in Beijing

[text in Chinese follows below] Nurturing Youth Leadership in Africa Beijing – Agricultural development is the key driver for enhanced food security and poverty alleviation. During the past four decades of reform and opening up, China has accumulated rich experience […]

GSSD Expo 2017: Summary of the Second Day (28 Nov 2017)

  LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE 2: Youth empowerment and launch of the Youth Leadership Initiative The world has never been so young. Half of the world´s population is under 30, and the majority of them live in the developing world. Participation and […]

Malaysia shares how food security and nutrition can be enhanced through devolved governance

High-level delegates from Kenya spent one week in Malaysia meeting their peers to discuss how to turn food security and nutrition policy into action   Rome/Kuala Lumpur, 10 October 2017. An eight-member Kenyan delegation, led by James Wachiuri Wanjohi, Technical […]

Kenya learns Indonesia’s food security and nutrition system through FAO facilitation

A High-level delegation from Kenya visits Indonesia to learn about its decentralized governance structure facilitated by FAO South-South Cooperation. An eight member Kenyan delegation led by Muo Hamisi Williams, the Technical Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary participated in a one-week […]

Latin America offers technical support for food security to Kenya

With FAO’s support, within the South-South cooperation framework, civil servants from Kenya visited Ecuador and Peru to exchange experiences related to reinforcing agriculture and food security. With nearly 9 million malnourished people and an incipient decentralization process underway, Kenya faces […]

Rome-based Agencies reaffirm their commitment with South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Rome, 12 September 2017 – IFAD, WFP and FAO commemorated today the UN South-South Cooperation Day together in a joint special event that took place in IFAD Headquarters in Rome. “It is particularly important that we are commemorating together the UN South-South Cooperation […]