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FAO Regional Office for Africa
16 September 2019, Accra – Africa’s steady growth towards agricultural transformation over the past two...
20 August 2019, Durban – Aiming to improve advocacy efforts towards collaborative actions on the...
30 August 2019, Yokohama – Agriculture is crucial to Africa’s development but needs increased mechanization...

Regional Initiatives

FAO focusses its work in the Region through three regional initiatives, responding to the priorities of Member Countries and achieving demonstrable impact in a time bound manner.

Family Farming Knowledge

This platform gathers quality information on family farming from all over the world; including national laws and regulations, public policies, best practices, relevant data and statistics, researches, articles and publications.

FAO Africa Newsletter

An information resource platform designed to share knowledge on food and nutrition security from the regional office for Africa.

Fall Armyworm

Fall Armyworm or 'American armyworm' is a migratory caterpillar and a new pest in Africa which is causing severe damages to maize, rice, millet, pastures and over 80 other plant species.


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