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Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 (ASL2050) launched today in Addis Ababa, encouraging governments to think beyond...
Jose Graziano Da SilvaFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Director-GeneralErtharin Cousin World Food Programme, Executive Director Anthony...
20 February 2017, Juba - War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing...

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.

Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

It is a unique financing mechanism that pools resources from Africa’s strongest economies to support national and regional initiatives.

Action Against Desertification

This initiative aims to restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, to tackle the detrimental social, economic and environmental impact of land degradation and desertification.