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Introduction The continued neglect of local agriculture, high food prices, the threat of serious drought, conflict, the displacement of people and changing climatic patterns have combined to create an emerging food crisis across the Sahel Region in sub-Saharan Africa. Today, food insecurity and malnutrition are increasing significantly with more than 18.7...
In April this year the research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen carried out an ecosystem survey in Ghanaian waters starting with a high-level visit to the vessel by the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, officials of the Norwegian Embassy in Ghana and colleagues of RAFR and FAO-Ghana lead by yourself....
Special event: 6 July 2016 (9:00 – 15:30 CEST) FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy “Long tail” of global weather phenomenon continuing to affect food security of millions – La Niña knock-on effects likely The 2015-16 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the strongest and most widespread of the past hundred years,...
Maladies émergentes : La FAO consulte les acteurs nationaux du Mali et du Sénégal pour la formulation de leur programme pays  Du 30 au 31 mai 2016, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) organise un atelier de Consultation nationale pour la formulation de la composante FAO du programme...
Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25, 1963 founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 1991, the OAU established the African Economic Community, and in 2002 the...
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