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05/09/2017

South-South Cooperation initiative to help countries prepare for climate-related disasters

Suva, Fiji – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Government of India, through the newly established India-UN Development Partnership Fund, have launched the Climate Early Warning Systems in Pacific Island Countries Project. The project aims to enhance […]
04/09/2017

ILO/China South-South cooperation project to expand employment services and enhance labour market information in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic

An ILO/China South-South project has led to an improvement in the sharing of labour market data and closer cooperation between the Cambodian government, workers’ and employers’ organizations. The Project was designed to improve labour market efficiency and participation, reduce unemployment, […]
04/09/2017

Government of Togo prepares school feeding bill

From 28 to 30 August, the government of Togo conducted a workshop to discuss the first draft of the country’s school feeding law. A committee of lawmakers from key ministries involved in implementing school feeding in the country prepared a […]
27/08/2017

Mozambique Hosts Third African Workshop on SSTrC for Sustainable Development

27 August, Maputo, Republic of Mozambique – A Technical Workshop on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development was held in Maputo, Republic of Mozambique, on 26 and 27 August 2017, on the sidelines of the TICAD Ministerial Meeting. It […]
24/08/2017

India’s Apollo Tele-health Network Provides Technical Assistance to Viet Nam

24 August, Haiphong – In the context of the India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Fund project An E-learning Approach to Health, an expert team from the Apollo Hospitals Network in India with specialized expertise in the set-up and management […]
23/08/2017

UN Secretary-General António Guterres commends China’s leadership in South-South cooperation

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday hailed the launch of the Center for International Knowledge on Development in Beijing and the release of China’s progress report for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “Both these […]
21/08/2017

IBSA Fund Assesses Its Sustainable Impact on Rice Farming in Viet Nam

21 August, Hanoi – Two years after the completion of the project Establishment of a Rice Production Hub in Hoa Tien, officials from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Da Nang, experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization […]
10/08/2017

Swaziland counts on South-South cooperation to improve home-grown school feeding

A delegation from Swaziland was in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, to learn about the Brazilian multi-sectoral approach to Zero Hunger, the country’s school feeding programme, and the policies to strengthen smallholder farming. From 31 July to 4 August, the delegation […]
02/08/2017

India Contributes an Additional One Million USD to the IBSA Fund

02 August, New York – The Republic of India contributed $1 million to the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation Fund (IBSA Fund) today. The Fund supports sustainable development projects for the benefit of other […]
20/07/2017

Zimbabwe starts preparation of school feeding strategy

Since the end of 2016, the WFP Centre of Excellence, through its South-South cooperation programme, is supporting the government of Zimbabwe in developing a national school feeding strategy. After three missions by the WFP Centre to Zimbabwe to assess the […]
20/07/2017

Government of Honduras to Support Sustainable Development Globally through Expanded South-South Cooperation with the United Nations

Innovative new partnership agreement engages Honduras as an active development partner in a global cooperation strategy that promotes Southern solutions to Southern challenges. 19 July 2017 – The Government of Honduras, the United Nations Country Team in Honduras and the […]
15/07/2017

WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger supports Burundi in designing a national school feeding programme

The WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger went on a mission to Burundi to provide technical assistance to the government in the development of a Home-grown School Feeding Policy along with the WFP country office. The technical cooperation was requested […]