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FAO Regional Office for Africa
25 April 2019, Dakar– The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, together with the Minister...
18 April 2019, Nairobi–The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the...
17 April 2019, Accra – With multi-hazard drought disasters recurring and affecting vulnerable livelihoods in...

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.

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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