FODEPAL - REGIONAL PROJECT FOR ECONOMICS, AGRICULTURAL POLICIES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING IN LATIN AMERICA

Details of the organization
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)
International
International organizations

Information about the project
FODEPAL - REGIONAL PROJECT FOR ECONOMICS, AGRICULTURAL POLICIES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING IN LATIN AMERICA
Executed by FAO and funded by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECI), FODEPAL is a regional project that relies on the academic support of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and other high level and prestigious academic institutions from Latin America. The project is headquartered at the FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile. FODEPAL aims to create institutional capacity in Latin America in the design, execution and evaluation of sustainable policies by means of e-learning and the application of the new technologies of the information and communication (TIC). From the year 2001 to December 2004, FODEPAL has organized 38 courses, in which about 2.300 managers have been trained.
Regional implementation
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Ongoing from 2001 to 2007
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO) SPANISH AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION(AECI) UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE ROSARIO UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES - UBA UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR DE SAN SIMÓN UNIVERSIDAD FEDERAL DE CEARÁ UNIVERSIDADE DE SAO PAULO UNIVERSIDADE ESTADUAL DE CAMPINAS - UNICAMP UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VICOSA PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE COLOMBIA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE COSTA RICA UNIVERSIDAD AGRARIA LA HABANA - UNAH UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DEL ECUADOR COLEGIO DE POSGRADUADOS - COLPOS COLEGIO DE MÉXICO - COLMEX UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO - UNAM UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE PANAMÁ PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL PERÚ - PUCP UNIVERSIDAD DE LA REPÚBLICA UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
  • Programme
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No