FAO Regional Office for Africa
About  This online event aims to provide a platform for stakeholders in agri-food systems to discuss pathways and solutions that can escalate efforts to end child labour in agriculture in Africa. In focus will be pathways or solutions to support the implementation of the African Union’s Ten-Year Action Plan to Eradicate...
Background Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperdaSmith) (FAW) is an invasive pest native to the Americas that was first detected in West Africa in 2016, and has since spread across Africa and Asia. FAW is a voraciaous pests that preferentially feeds on cereals, such as maize and rice, and hence is a threat...
United Nations Food Systems Submit 2021
26 July 2021 - 27 July 2021
About the Pre-Summit The Pre-Summit of the UN Food Systems Summit will set the stage for the culminating global event in September by bringing together diverse actors from around the world to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In partnership with the Government...
FAO and the African Union Commission are hosting an online presentation of the findings of the Africa DEAL (Open Data for Environment, Agriculture and Land) initiative which has captured a detailed snapshot of the continent through more than 300 000 sampling points. The exciting findings open up huge opportunities related to...
FAO and UN-Habitat are bringing technical experts together online with local voices from across Africa to exchange experiences and lessons learned. The forum aims to identify concrete actions to be taken at the regional level. Information note The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Human...
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