UN RBA Celebration of the 2020 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 12 September of every year as the UN day for South-South Cooperation. For the fourth consecutive year, FAO, IFAD and WFP, the Rome-based UN Agencies (RBAs), will hold a virtual joint celebration of […]

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 […]

Rome-based Agencies celebrate 2019 UN SSC Day

6 September 2019 | WFP Headquarters Auditorium (Rome) For the third consecutive year, the Rome-based Agencies (RBAs) jointly celebrated the 2019 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation. Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural […]

AGRA/IFAD: Call for Solutions Private Sector-related Innovative Rural Development

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) is launching a Call for Rural Innovative Solutions in agriculture to invite the submission of write-ups for known existing solutions applicable to rural agriculture. In this call, AGRA is looking forward to receiving […]

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 […]

IFAD – Islamic Development Bank Side Event at BAPA+40

    International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are organizing a side event on “Leveraging South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support agricultural value-chain development”. IsDB and IFAD have a proven track record in designing […]

China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility: Second Call for Proposals

IFAD is pleased to announce the launch of the second call for proposals for projects to be funded by the China-IFAD SSTC Facility, after a successful first round which led to the approval of 8 project proposals. In this second call, […]

First projects approved by the China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility

IFAD is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process of the first call for proposals under the China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Facility. As a result of the first call for proposals which was launched on 18 June […]

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 […]

Launch of New Results Webpage for the SSTC-ADFS Partnership Initiative

We are pleased to announce the launch of the webpage: sstc-adfs.southsouthworld.org; a vibrant and dynamic website covering a variety of results achieved within the South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Agricultural Development and Enhanced Food Security (SSTC-ADFS) partnership initiative supported by IFAD, IsDB 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. […]