FAO Regional Office for Africa
28 October 2020, Rome/Harare – Agrifood systems cannot be transformed unless there is gender equality....
27 October 2020, Rome/Harare – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
26 October 2020, Accra/Harare – Countries attending the first day of the Regional Conference for...
26 October 2020, Accra/Harare – The COVID-19 pandemic, rising levels of hunger and malnutrition, and...

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.

Empowering women

Francesca Brenda Opoku is an agribusiness and entrepreneur who has over the years benefited from FAO’s support. Through her business she has been able to employed, other women in her sheabutter processing industry to empower them and also provide them with sustainable livelihood. 


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