Latin America

Latin America

FIRST programme brings governments, regional organisations and donors together to develop effective policies in the fight against food insecurity and malnutrition and to promote resilience.
FIRST represents a strategic partnership between the EU and the FAO whereby the FAO is providing support to ensure that EU investments in food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNS&SA) are transformed by partner countries into effective policies and programmes.
During an official visit to Bolivia, between 3 to 5 May, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, will announce the adoption of a Joint European Strategy for Bolivia 2017-2020 worth more than €530 million.
SUN Movement Global Gathering in November 2017 in Abidjan
Photo taken during the 2017 SUN Movement Global Gathering in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (November 2017)
The EU contributes to the process of designing land laws and carrying out policy reform. The EU also supports land administrations and sponsors CSOs in their advocacy work to promote equal land rights.
Strengthening the Scaling-up Nutrition (SUN) movement secretariat to fulfil its mission in supporting the SUN Movement in maintaining nutrition high on the international development agenda and enabling SUN countries achieve progress against their commitments for the reduction of under-nutrition.  
Life is no longer the same for the inhabitants close to the Natural National Park Macuira in the north of la Guajira. Hope for a better future has been revitalized through the Sustainable Local Development programme financed by the European Union and implemented by the Colombian Ministry of Environment and National Parks.
The project helps to strengthen the organisation and business associativity of small-scale agricultural and artisanal producers of Morazán.
Objetivo General: Facilitar la definición e implementación participativa y concertada de estrategias de desarrollo económico territorial, con vista a un desarrollo equitativo y sostenible, basadas en su potencial y con enfoque de cadenas de valor.

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