This is a global programme implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and funded through the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism (FMM). The objective is to support food systems development through coherent policies, strengthened capacities and increased public and private investments in agribusiness development, trade and food losses and waste reduction. With a current funding envelop of USD 2 million, activities are currently being implemented or planned in 13 countries.

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East

Sectors of activity
Agricultural and Fishery, Food & Beverage, Industrial Sector

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Policy Frameworks & Tools

Budget
2000000 US$

Start date
30/09/2019

End date
31/12/2021

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Divine Njie

Deputy Strategic Programme Leader (Food Systems)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Objectives

The project works on improving the coherence of policies, strengthening capacities of public and private sector actors, and increasing investments from the public and private sector for food systems development. The entry points are agribusiness development, trade and food loss and waste reduction.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

The expected impact of the project is enhanced food and nutrition security and opportunities for income generation and decent employment (including of rural youth) through resilient and inclusive food systems development, relying on sustainable use of natural resources and environmentally friendly approaches.

Next steps and how to get involved

Countries being supported, or planned to be, are Barbados, Egypt, Eswatini, Jamaica, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Palestine, Suriname, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zambia. Relevant stakeholders in these countries and interested partners should contact FAO for further information. The internal project symbol that should be referenced is FMM/GLO/131/MUL.