FAO Regional Office for Africa
World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) Africa – 2019
18 November 2019 - 23 November 2020
Nairobi, Kenya – The Regional Tripartite (FAO, OIE, WHO) and the African Union (Africa CDC and AU-IBAR) will be jointly organizing World Antibiotic Awareness Week campaign for the first time in the region. WAAW 2019 marks a symbolic year as this joint campaign will demonstrate the African solidarity amongst key...
A Global Action Plan (GAP) to tackle the growing problem of resistance to antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines was endorsed at the Sixty-eighth World Health Assembly in May 2015. One of the key objectives of the plan is to improve awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance through effective communication, education...
The Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF)
03 September 2019 - 06 September 2019
Accra, Ghana. The Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is one of the world’s most prominent fora for African agriculture. The theme for this year is “Grow Digital: Leveraging digital transformation to drive sustainable food systems in Africa”. The Forum brings together a critical range of stakeholders from decision-makers, thought leaders, investors,...
Kigali, Rwanda. By establishing intra-regional policy dialogue on gender equality in agriculture through sharing country and regional experiences, the members of the ECOWAS Network of Parliamentarians on Gender Equality and Investments in Agriculture and Food Security, will have enhanced capacities to engage in effective legislation, policy making and awareness raising...
Round Table of Contributors, Malabo, 11 June 2019 Equatorial Guinea. The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) is an innovative Africa-led fund to support African development initiatives. Its main goal is to strengthen food security across the continent by assisting countries and their regional organizations to eradicate hunger and malnutrition, eliminate rural poverty and manage natural...
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