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Healthy Habits, Healthy Schools, Healthy Belize Initiative to be Piloted in Schools  

The Healthy Habits, Healthy Schools, Healthy Belize initiative is a program developed to promote good health and nutrition in schools. It involves gradually restricting sugary...

FAO and SICA Sign an Unprecedented Agreement to Promote the Dry Corridor in Central America

The initiative aims to expand investments and enhance solutions to support the countries of this sub-region in the transformation of agriculture to adapt to climate change and improve food security.

Minister of Agriculture and FAO Sign Country Programming Framework

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed the Country Programming Framework (CPF) 2022-2026 on November 24, 2022. This strategic document presents the FAO’s key areas of technical cooperation and medium-term country-level programming in support of the Government of Belize. The document was developed within the framework of the United Nations programming processes, including the UN-Common Country Analysis and the United Nations Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for the Caribbean and the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Climate Vulnerability and Livelihood Assessment Validation Consultation

The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Representative for Jamaica, the Bahamas and Belize, and Belize’s National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has successfully held four Climate Change Vulnerability and Livelihood Assessment consultations for the coastal zone and fisheries sector of Belize.

Gender Responsive Engagement Strategy & Action Plan for the Fisheries Department and CZMAI

The Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative for Jamaica, The Bahamas, Belize, and Belize's National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has organized a consultation for the Gender Responsive Engagement Strategy & Action Plan for the Fisheries Department and Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute. The discussion is a deliverable of the GCF readiness project entitled, Enhancing Adaptation Planning and Increasing Climate Resilience in Belize's Coastal Zone and Fisheries Sector.

Ministry of Blue Economy Hosts Vulnerability and Livelihood Consultations

The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative for Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, and Belize’s National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has organized four Climate Change Vulnerability and Livelihood consultations for the coastal zone and fisheries sector of Belize.

Stakeholder Engagement Strategy & Action Plan Consultation for the Coastal Zone Areas and Fisheries Sector of Belize

The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative for Jamaica, the Bahamas and Belize, and Belize’s National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) organized the 1st Consultation on Stakeholder Engagement Strategy & Action Plan for The Coastal Zone Areas and Fisheries Sector of Belize.

Agri-Business Grant Agreements Signed

On June 21, 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture, Organization (FAO) signed agreements with beneficiaries of the Agri-Business Technical Incubator Grant Program.