The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) has now in place its Gender Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2019. Building on the corporate Policy on Gender Equality (2012) and the spirit of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Strategy provides new focus to gender-related work in the region and identifies main delivery mechanisms for the next three years.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Nepal, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Guinea, Thailand
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014Republic of Korea, Honduras, Canada, Sri Lanka
Canada has long been an active and generous resource partner, working closely with FAO in support of a wide range of shared food security and agricultural development goals. Mutual priority themes include child and maternal nutrition, land tenure and resilience building – with much of Canada’s recent cooperation with FAO having been in response to emergencies where host governments have prioritized FAO’s recovery projects. Canadian expertise and staffing resources are also an important asset for FAO.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014Nepal, Bhutan
Bhutan joined FAO in 1981 and a country office was established in the mid-1980s. Since then, FAO has implemented close to 100 projects. Cooperation began with on-the-ground agricultural development activities based on ad hoc government requests, shifting more recently to policy and legislative support; information exchange and capacity building; partnership building and regional collaboration; and emergency and rehabilitation assistance. Current cooperation with this small, landlocked country al so features natural resource management and rural development.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Japan, Kyrgyzstan
Cooperation between Tajikistan and FAO has been ongoing since the country joined the Organization in 1995. FAO<p></p>assistance was initially provided in the form of short-term emergency interventions in response to a locust outbreak and<p></p>also to help the transition to stability after a period of civil war. More recently, cooperation has focused on rehabilitation<p></p>and development interventions to build a sustainable agriculture sector and food and nutrition security.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2015Nepal, Vietnam, Germany, Cambodia
A brief summary of the emergency drought situation with news from FAOVN field office.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Kenya, Rwanda, Egypt, United States of America, Tanzania, Zambia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Samoa, Jordan, Indonesia, Botswana, Iran, Malawi, Niger, Lebanon
This brochure presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms. It shows how biodiversity and ecosystems benefit people in countless ways by providing food, clean water, shelter and raw materials for our basic needs. Agriculture is a major user of biodiversity but also has the potential to contribute to the protection of biodiversity.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2019Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Israel, Chile, Peru, Australia, Tunisia, Argentina, Pakistan, Mexico, Lebanon
This document describes combating desertification through the use of unconventional water resources.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Japan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Germany, Iran, Pakistan
Afghanistan joined FAO in 1949 and has a long history of technical cooperation with the Organization. Today the<p></p>Afghanistan country programme is one of FAO’s largest in the Asia and Pacific region. Ongoing projects in the country cover<p></p>household food and livelihood security, animal health and transboundary diseases; small-scale integrated dairy schemes,<p></p>value chain development; soil mapping and national agriculture ecological zoning; and development of research policy and<p></p>strategy.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2018Guinea-Bissau, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Suriname