FAO supports the Government of Azerbaijan in accelerating the implementation of SDGs at local level

A workshop on contribution of local Public-Private-People Partnerships (4P) in accelerating the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ismayilli

BAKU, 27 September 2018 – A workshop on contribution of local Public-Private-People Partnerships (4P) in accelerating the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) held in Ismayilli district. The event was organized jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economy.

The objective of the workshop was to raise awareness of regional and local stakeholders involved in the implementation of SDGs with a particular reference to the areas of food, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development.

Representatives of the central and local administrations of involved ministries, as well as the stakeholders from civil society organisations  and local producers of food and agricultural products participated in the workshop.

In their opening speeches, the deputy minister of agriculture, deputy minister of economy, head of Ismayilli Executive Power and head of FAO Partnership Liaison Office welcomed the participants and underlined the importance of 4P in sustainable development.

Participants also watched a short film on the food waste related to SDG12 (responsible consumption and production), produced in the framework of FAO project.

This workshop is one of the series of training events organised in the framework of FAO project fostering capacity development in implementing SDGs in Azerbaijan, which is implemented with technical and scientific support of The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). The next similar workshop will be held in Shamakhi district.

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