Given the challenges to strengthen technical capacities and contribute to the SDG Agenda 2030, working collaboratively and in partnership is crucial for the FAO elearning Academy in order to:

a) Exploit the comparative advantages and strengths of each institution for the benefit of all

b) Strategically develop capacities, and share resources, expertise, scientific literature and innovations

c) Jointly work on areas of common interest for the same goals, and to face the global challenges humanity is confronted with.

d) create an enabling environment that contributes to the sustainable economic and social advancement of member countries.

Partnership is achieved by exchanging expertise, sharing innovations and shared design, development and delivery of competency-based capacity development interventions.

The FAO elearning Academy strategically and actively engages with various types of partners such as United Nations agencies, development agencies, international and intergovernmental organizations, private sector, academic and research institutions, CSOs and NGOs, and others mentioned below.

These institutions share similar goals as FAO, which are:

1) the promotion of innovation

2) multilingualism and

3) capacity development and accessible free education, offering the most current and cutting-edge content that integrates new ideas, methodologies, practices and new technologies.

Together with its partner organizations, the FAO e-learning Academy seeks to promote collaboration in gender and culturally sensitive capacity development programmes, which are by nature interdisciplinary and international.

Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement, Montpellier - INRAE
Intergovernamental Authority on Development (IGAD)
Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT)
International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
International Centre for Plant Genetics and Breeding, University of Western Australia
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
International Land Coalition (ILC)
International Medical Corps
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)
International Potato Center
Partnership for Child Development - PCD Imperial College London
Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA)
Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM)
Professionals for Fair Development (GRET)
Quadrant Conseil
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
Rockefeller Foundation
Rotterdam Convention
Save the Children
Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)
Sula Batsú
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
UK Aid Direct
The Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

International Networks and Initiatives

Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition 
The FSN Forum is an online platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue on food security and nutrition.

Global Farmer Field Schools (FFS) Platform 
The overall objective of the FFS platform is to shift towards more sustainable production practices, by better understanding complex agro-ecosystems and enhancing services. The platform aims at sharing the FFS experiential approaches, facilitating exchanges and uptake of innovations, working together to collaboratively improve the overall quality of FFS implementation, and engaging with a like-minded approach to development and empowerment.

FAO e-Agriculture
e-Agriculture is a global community of practice that facilitates dialogue, information exchange, and sharing of ideas related to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for sustainable agriculture and rural development.

United Nations Scaling-Up Nutrition Movement
Countries ​in the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement work together with the United Nations, civil society, business, and donor networks to fight against malnutrition in all its forms. 

United Nations Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the United Nations to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition, in collaboration with governments, businesses, and civil society.

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