The Conference of the Parties (COP) of UNFCCC is a prime opportunity to communicate FAO’s work on climate change and to liaise with potential partners, at the numerous side events and parallel events organized around the COP.
TTI disseminates current information on all aspects of tsetse and trypansomosis research and control to institutions and invididuals involved in the problems of African trypanosomosis. This services forms an integral part of the Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT).
Land degradation and desertification are among the biggest environmental challenges of our time. In the last 40 years, we lost nearly a third of the world’s arable farmland due to erosion, just as the number of people to be fed from it almost doubled. That’s why the UN General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils.
FAO has a long history of partnership with the countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), providing policy advice, analysis and technical assistance in agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, natural resources management and food security in its commitment to support resilient livelihoods and enhance food security.
FAO established a presence in Equatorial Guinea more than 30 years ago with the opening of a country office in Malabo. In June 2013, cooperation was strengthened with the establishment of a Partnership and Liaison Office and the appointment of the first FAO Representative in the country
The Land and Water Days are jointly convened by FAO, IFAD and WFP as part of efforts aimed at reaching effective and lasting impacts for land and water actions on the ground.