Since Comoros joined the Organization in 1977, a variety of interventions have been delivered across the food and agriculture sector. Assistance has included capacity building, institutional strengthening and policy formulation as well as direct support to development projects. Current cooperation efforts are geared towards increasing agricultural production, particularly food products, and protecting natural resources – with an emphasis on agroforestry development. Strengthening agricultural data collection and information systems is another priority area.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014Comoros
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2018South Africa, Namibia
FAO and Namibia have had an established partnership for more than 25 years. The most important objectives of the FAO<p></p>in Namibia are to help eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; to make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more<p></p>productive and sustainable; and to reduce rural poverty. In Namibia, FAO supports the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry<p></p>in the development of programmes that will lead to sustainable food security, nutrition and the eradication of poverty.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Sierra Leone
FAO has been operational in Sierra Leone since 1978. Since then, targeted interventions have greatly helped to improve<p></p>food security and agricultural practices in the country. Today, FAO continues to be an important provider of technical<p></p>support, in collaboration with other UN agencies, NGOs, civil society and rural communities.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2019Haiti, Dominican Republic
Long before opening a country office in Santo Domingo in 1979, FAO provided technical and financial assistance to the Dominican Republic to boost development of its agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. Over the years, the Organization has implemented a large number of interventions covering a wide range of areas, including food security and nutrition, plant and animal health, sustainable natural resource use, forest management and institutional development.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Nepal, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Malawi, Rwanda, Lesotho, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ecuador, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uganda, Tajikistan
Secure tenure rights and control over land for women and men farmers are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security. However, in many parts of the world, men and women have inadequate access to secure property rights over land. Women are particularly disadvantaged: even though they constitute on average 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, women’s ownership of agricultural land remains significantly lower than that of men.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Gambia
Since the establishment of the FAO Representation in the Republic of the Gambia in 1978, FAO has provided vital support<p></p>to the development of agriculture and natural resource sectors in the country. The Organization has implemented more than<p></p>120 projects, also facilitating policy formulation and the development of programmes and projects to improve production,<p></p>productivity, food quality and national technical and institutional capacities.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Oman
Oman enjoys a dynamic partnership with FAO, which was strengthened in 2012 with the opening of the FAO country<p></p>representation. Cooperation has focused on sustainable development of the food, agriculture and fisheries sectors, while<p></p>ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources. FAO’s support also focuses on the achievement of value added in<p></p>the priority areas identified by Oman.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2012Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2016Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Western Africa, Mali, Niger
Project goal is to reduce food insecurity and improve livelihoods of poor people living in African
drylands by restoring degraded land
and returning it to effective and sustainable
tree, crop and livestock production, thereby
increasing land profitability as well as landscape
and livelihood resilience.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2016Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Western Africa, Mali, Niger
The present document is a brief technical report highlighting activities relating to the options by context approach. The IFAD- funded project, “Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the
Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale” was launched in March 2015 and runs until March 2018. The project
action countries include: Niger, Mali, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya. This report will focus on activities carried out in the first
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