FAO teams up with UNWTO to boost sustainable rural tourism to help strengthen rural economies and conserve ecosystems

Rome, Oct 3 : The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO) today joined forces to promote sustainable tourism in rural areas with the aim of supporting rural economies, FAO reports said.

(Left to right) Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization, and FAO Director-General QU Dongyu signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), at FAO headquarters in Rome today.