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Online Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on Juncao Technology and its Support to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture and the SDGs

Wed 16 Mar 2022, 8.30 pm
DSDG UN DESA, China International Development Cooperation Agency, the Foreign Office of Fujian Provincial People’s Government of China, FAFU China

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Background

The Division for Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DSDG/UNDESA), in collaboration with China International Development Cooperation Agency, the Foreign Office of Fujian Provincial People’s Government of China, and National Engineering Research Center for Juncao Technology of the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU) of China, is organizing an Online Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on Juncao Technology and its Support to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture and the SDGson 17 March 2022.

This regional workshop provides an opportunity to equip policymakers, experts, and smallholder farmers in Latin America and the Caribbean to learn more about the benefits of Juncao technology as well as enhance the capacities of these groups with the requisite know-how to transfer Juncao technology in their respective countries, adapting it to their specific circumstances. Hence, the workshop aims to enhance knowledge and strengthen national capacities of participating countries to improve their policies and programmes supporting sustainable agriculture and protecting the environment through the transfer of Juncao technology. In the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the workshop will highlight the benefits of South-South and Triangular Cooperation as a means of enhancing access to science, technology, and innovation, knowledge sharing as well as capacity building and to effectively contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The participants will include policymakers, agriculture, food and nutrition experts, entrepreneurs, smallholder farmers, local communities from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as members of United Nations Country Teams, China International Development Cooperation Agency, Foreign Affairs Office of Fujian Provincial People’s Government of China, experts from the National Engineering Research Centre for Juncao Technology of the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU) of China.

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