FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (FAO/RLC)

Bureau régional de la FAO pour l'Amérique Latine et les Caraïbes
Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe

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1955 Santiago Chile


Established 1955, Santiago (Chile), within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO.


Assist countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to substantially increase agricultural and food production; make this production more accessible to poorer sectors of the population and able to compete in international markets; promote cooperation among developing countries; encourage their self-reliance through acknowledgement of their own resources, knowledge and skills; strengthen technical capacity of national institutions; stimulate capabilities and training of human resources; accelerate development through more efficient utilization of human, physical and financial resources available in the region.


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Regional Technical Cooperation Networks: F-XF1457 - Inter-American Citrus Network (IACNET); U-XF0694 - Technical Cooperation Network on Food and Nutrition Surveillance System in Latin America and the Caribbean (SISVAN Network); E-XF0693 - Technical Cooperation Network on National Parks, Other Protected Areas and Wildlife in Latin America and the Caribbean, including U-XK2048 - Subred de Areas Protegidas del Amazonas (SURAPA) and U-XK2051 - Subred de Fauna del Cono Sur; U-XF1458 - Technical Cooperation Network on Agricultural Biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean; K-XF0677 - Technical Cooperation Network among Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratories in Latin America and the Caribbean; U-XF0626 - Technical Cooperation Network on Watershed Management in Latin America and the Caribbean.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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