apacity building is at the heart of its mandate, a fact reinforced by the recent IEE report (PDF file). To further this role, FAO has just published the Capacity Building Portal, contributing to the organization’s “vision to strengthen the national capacities of its member states to achieve their goals in food security and agricultural development.”
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The portal highlights:
- Learning Resources, both corporate and specialized collections
- Learning Services, searchable by keyword and topic and providing access to FAO's Fellowships/Funding Sources database
- Featured Sites highlighting specific initiatives in capacity building
There are links to FAO's own featured capacity building sites, to other initiatives in the UN, and to the broader international development community’s efforts. I encourage the ICT4D community to try this site in order to identify new capacity building resources and tools.