The European Union and FAO partnership: partnering for sustainable rural development and global food and nutrition security
This 4 page brochure, published in March 2016, reviews EU and FAO cooperation with a strengthened focus on the shared goal of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. The main areas of cooperation are:
Global Governance for Food and nutrition security for sustainable and inclusive economic growth;
Agriculture combined with social protection and resilience-building as engine for employment and growth in rural areas, and a contribution to address the root causes of migration;
Climate-smart agriculture, forestry and fisheries for the sustainable management of natural resources and conservation of biodiversity;
Food safety and reduction of food waste in the context of a circular economy;
Agricultural research and innovation at the service of sustainable rural and agri-business development;
Statistical cooperation and information exchange for sound policies.