Demand for south-south cooperation in agriculture increasing

South-South Cooperation is the mutual sharing and exchange of development solutions – knowledge, experiences and good practices, policies, technology, know-how, and resources – between and among countries in the Global South. FAO@PHOTO

Developing countries around the world are increasingly looking to other nations in the so-called Global South to help them build agricultural expertise.

The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says the demand for south-south cooperation is growing because it has proved successful.

Many Asian nations provide technical expertise to developing countries.

Laurent Thomas is Assistant Director General in the Technical Cooperation Department at FAO.

Daniel Dickinson asked him why south-south cooperation is important.

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