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14 June 2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) organised a joint e-Learning course on “Trade, Food Security and Nutrition” in May and June 2018 for representatives from government and related authorities involved in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policies and programmes in Central Europe and Asia.
3 May 2019
Ms. Fatouma Abdallah participated in the March-May 2017 session of the Strengthening Stakeholder Engagement course representing her country Comoros. Her participation in the course brought about several professional and personal changes from becoming known as Madame SDG in her office to implementing trainings on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs for civil society and other institutions.
1 April 2019
For this Impact Story, we also interviewed Meck Chikaphupha from Malawi. During the course, Meck was working in the Department of Agricultural Planning Services and specifically in the Policy Development Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development.
1 April 2019
The experiences of Jean Baptiste match quite closely with those of Kelvin, although there are some differences. Jean Baptiste works for the Rwandan Ministry of Trade and Industry, and like Kelvin is focused on trade negotiations and policy, although with even more of a focus on food security.
1 April 2019
Calling us from his day off in a humid Mombasa where he was spending the weekend, it is clear Kelvin has a real thirst for knowledge and strives to improve and learn whenever possible. It was while browsing the UNITAR website looking for opportunities that he first learned about the FAO-UNITAR course
24 November 2017
"Now I have a better understanding of how to teach people with different backgrounds and different points of view."
24 November 2017
The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. It is known for its beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves. As such, sustainable fishing is a critical issue for the remote Indian Ocean Republic.  
23 November 2017
“In previous years, we fumbled our way along. But, after the course, we realized it is possible to proceed in a very precise way."