“Capacity development is the process through which individuals, organizations and societies obtain, strengthen and maintain the capabilities to set and achieve their own development objectives over time”, - CADRI. Capacity development is at the heart of FAO's mandate.

The Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) –  facilitated by the FAO of the UN – is an open online space promoting capacity development activities and engaging with stakeholders (individuals and national/regional/international institutions) that are interested in sharing their knowledge, practicing new skills and learning more about the established mainstream of and current trends in: