FAO works with the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to implement the Hand in Hand Initiative, to create poverty eradication strategies for the most underdeveloped territories, also participating in the Alliance to Eliminate Rural Poverty (SG1). To eradicate hunger, FAO supports the Parliamentary Fronts Against Hunger, school feeding programs and sustainable food supply systems (SDG2).
FAO also helps to streamline gender policies and programs to improve women’s food security and access to land and productive resources (SDG5). The Organization helps countries to monitor drought and improve their use of water in agriculture (SDG6). FAO is working with partners to create synergies between social protection and productive programs (SDG10). FAO strongly promotes innovation and digitalization in agriculture (SDG9) and the reduction of food waste and losses (SDG12).
The Organization also promotes climate resilient practices, low-carbon livestock and climate-smart agricultural practices for smallholder farmers, disaster risk monitoring and early warning systems (SDG13). FAO is helping countries to create programs for the mayor international funds to fight climate change, such as the Green Climate Fund, supporting countries’ efforts to fight deforestation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions (SDG13). We also promote government’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (SDG14), improve their protected areas in the Amazon basin, create soil carbon maps and reduce illegal logging (SDG15).
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