Monday, September 25, 2017

The European Commission and FAO step up joint efforts to achieve Zero Hunger

25 September 2017, Rome/Brussels - Stepping up their long and fruitful partnership, FAO and the European Commission (EC) held the strategic dialogue meeting and agreed on joint priorities and deliverables for 2018-2020. The decision to intensify joint efforts comes at an important moment in time with both partners sharpening their focus in the areas of food security, nutrition, resilience, sustainable agriculture, ocean governance, all within the context of working together towards the achievement of Agenda 2030 and the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Since the European Union became an FAO Member Organization, the partnership has been increasing in importance. Both FAO and the EU are committed to target their efforts towards eradicating poverty and addressing major current... Read More